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Petalomonas minor J.Larsen & D.J.Patterson 1990

Publication details
Petalomonas minor J.Larsen & D.J.Patterson 1990

Published in: Larsen, J. & Patterson, D.J. (1990). Some flagellates (Protista) from tropical marine sediments. Journal of Natural History 24: 801-937, 61 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petalomonas is Petalomonas abscissa (Dujardin) F.Stein.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Al-Qassab, S., Lee, W.J., Murray, S., Simpson, A.G.B. & Patterson, D.J. (2002). Flagellates from stromatolites and surrounding sediments in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Acta Protozoologica 41: 91-144, 20 figs.

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