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Characiopsis minima Pascher 1938

Publication details
Characiopsis minima Pascher 1938: 731, fig. 582

Published in: Pascher, A. (1938). Heterokonten. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 11, Teil 5, pp. 641-832. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Publication date: March 1938

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Characiopsis is Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characiopsiella minima (Pascher) R.Amaral, K.P.Fawley, Nemcová, T.Sevcíková, Lukesová, M.W.Fawley, L.M.A.Santos & M.Eliás

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
no locality cited ("Immer an Stellen mit viel organischen Substanzen") (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: fig. 582 in Pascher: strain ACOI 2426 (cryopreserved) deposited at Coimbra Coll. Algae (ACOI) (epitype) (Amaral et al. 2020: 645).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Amaral, R., Fawley, K.P., Nemcová, Y., Sevcíková, T., Lukesová, A., Fawley, M.W., Santos, L.M.A. & Eliás, M. (2020). Toward modern classification of eumastigophytes, including the description of Neomonodaceae fam. nov. and three new genera. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 630-648.

Key references
Bicudo, D.C., Bicudo, C.E.M., Olivera, A.M. de, Ferragut, C. Fonesca, B.M., Marues Lopez, M.R & Nascimento de Lima, I.R. do (2006). Criptógamos do Parque Estadual das Fontes do Ipiranga, São Paulo, SP. Algas, 21: Xanthophyceae. Hoehnea 33: 291-316, 66 figs.

Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XI Xanthophyta. pp. [1-6] i-xvii, 1-129 [130], 99 figs. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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