Micractinium pusillum Fresenius 1858

Micractinium pusillum Fresenius

Current name: Micractinium pusillum Fresenius
Manitoba, Canada; Lake Killarney, 400x, PC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc. - 03 September 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Micractinium pusillum Fresenius 1858: 236, pl. 11: figs 46-49

Published in: Fresenius, G. (1858). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntniss mikroskopischer Organismen. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 2(2): 211-242, plates 10-12.

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Publication date: 10 August 1858

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Micractinium.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Bassin des botanischen Gartens; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Germany?

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023

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