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Petalomonas minuta Hollande 1942

Publication details
Petalomonas minuta Hollande 1942: 78, pl. XII [12]: fig. 11

Published in: Hollande, A. (1942). Étude cytologique et biologique de quelques Flagellés libres. Volvocales, Cryptomonadines, Eugléniens, Protomastigines. Arch. Zool. Exp. Gén. 83: 1-268.

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.

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 marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Al-Qassab, S., Lee, W.J., Murray, S., Simpson, A.G.B. & Patterson, D.J. (2002). Flagellates from stromatolites and surrounding sediments in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Acta Protozoologica 41: 91-144, 20 figs.

Schroeckh, S., Lee, W.J. & Patterson, D.J. (2003). Free-living heterotrophic euglenids from freshwater sites in mainland Australia. Hydrobiologia 493(1): 131-166, 10 figs.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

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