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Synechococcus minutus West

Publication details
Synechococcus minutus West 1912: 40

Published in: West, W. (1912). Fresh-water algae [of Clare Island, Co. Mayo, and the adjoining district], with a supplement of marine diatoms. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 31(16): 1-62, pls I, II.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus is Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cyanobium parvum (Migula) Komárek, J.Kopecký & Cepák

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

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Source of current name
Komárek, J., Kopecký, J. & Cepák, V. (1999). Generic characters of the simplest cyanoprokaryotes Cyanobium, Cyanobacterium and Synechococcus. Cryptogamie Algologie 20(3): 209-222, 19 figs, 3 tables.

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