Chlorella minutissima Fott & Nováková 1969

Publication Details
Chlorella minutissima Fott & Nováková 1969: 50, pl. XV [15]: figs o-y

Published in: Fott, B. & Nováková, M. (1969). A monograph of the genus Chlorella. The freshwater species. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 10-74. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chlorella is Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychonastes homosphaera (Skuja) Kalina & Puncochárová.

Type Information
Type locality: "Locality of type strain not known. In small pools of polluted water near Prague, causing gree discoloration of water."; (Fott & Nováková 1969: 50) Notes: "no. 87 in the Paris Coll. (type culture)."

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), extremely small.

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

Last updated: 11 March 2020

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