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Rhodomonas minuta Skuja 1948

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Cryptophyta
Class Cryptophyceae
Order Pyrenomonadales
Family Pyrenomonadaceae
Genus Rhodomonas

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Rhodomonas minuta Skuja
Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Rhodomonas minuta Skuja
Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, PC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Rhodomonas minuta Skuja
Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Protococcus minutus Kützing

Rhodomonas minuta Skuja Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Rhodomonas minuta Skuja 1948: 346, pl. XXXVII [37]: figs 8-10

Published in: Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas is Rhodomonas baltica Karsten.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chroomonas minuta (Skuja) Bourrelly

Type information
Type locality: lakes in Uppland, Sweden (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Bourrelly, P. (1970). Les algues d'eau douce. Initiation à la systématique. Tome III: Les Algues bleues et rouges. Les Eugléniens, Peridiniens et Cryptomonadines. : 1-512, including 138 pls [1-48, 48bis, 49-137], figs. A-O, [5] figs.

Key references
Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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Verified by: 16 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Lund, J.W.G. (1962). A rarely recorded but very comon British alga, Rhodomonas minuta Skuja. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 133-139.

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