Chromulina pusilla Butcher 1952

Publication Details
Chromulina pusilla Butcher 1952: 182, pl. II [2]: fig. 42

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1952). Contributions to our knowledge of the smaller marine algae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 31: 175-191, 2 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromulina is Chromulina nebulosa Cienkowski.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Micrinomonas pusilla (R.W.Butcher) Doweld.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "...obtained repeatedly in cultures from Conway, the Helford River, Cornwall, and the River Crouch, Essex [England]."; (Butcher 1952: 183) Notes: Neotype: culture Plymouth no. 27, isolated 13.iv.1950 by M. Parke from sea surface at 50 15 N, 04 13 W.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 July 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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