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Petalomonas pusilla Skuja 1948

Publication details
Petalomonas pusilla Skuja 1948: 215, pl. XXV [25]: figs 10-14

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 Petalomonas is Petalomonas abscissa (Dujardin) F.Stein.

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

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hueber-Pestalozziamonas pusilla (Skuja) Skvortsov 1967

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Petalomonas poosilla J.Larsen & D.J.Patterson 1990

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
BĂ©rard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & BossĂ©, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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