Micractinium pusillum Fresenius 1858

Micractinium pusillum Fresenius

Micractinium pusillum FreseniusShelton, Washington, USA; Island Lake, Lugol's, 400x, DIC - 26 July 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Micractinium pusillum Fresenius 1858: 236, pl. XI [11]: figs 46-49

Published in: Fresenius, G. (1858). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntniss mikroskopischer Organismen. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 2: 211-242.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Micractinium.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Bassin des botanischen Gartens; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Germany?

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 March 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 January 2023

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