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Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Merismopediaceae
Genus Eucapsis


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Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin
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Publication details
Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin 1933: 15

Published in: Elenkin, A.A. (1933). O sistematicheskom podrazdenii poryadka Chroococcales Geitler (1925). Trudy Botanicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Ser. 2, Sporovye Rasteniya 1: 17-21.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Eucapsis is Eucapsis alpina F.E.Clements & H.L.Schantz.

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

Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja 1926

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Aboal & Llimona 1984).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Ferragut et al. 2005).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Chu 1991).

(as Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin)
Arctic: Arctic (Patova, Davdov & Andreeva 2015), Arctic Russia (Lutsenko et al. 2013, Davydov 2018).

Europe: Arctic Russia (Miroshnichenko & Moskvina 2016), Bulgaria (Stoyneva-Gärtner et al. 2015), Czech Republic (Gadea et al. 2013, Gadea et al. 2013, Komárek & Komárek 2015), Greece (Gkelis et al. 2016), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Patova & Novakovskaya 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Russia (Siberia) (Smirnova 2014).

Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Komárek, J. & Komárek, F. (2015). The distribution of the genus Eucapsis (Cyanobacteria, Synechococcales) in the western Carpathians. Limnologicky spravodajca 9(2): 29-35, 8 figs.

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