Cryptomonas pusilla Bachmann 1923

Publication Details
Cryptomonas pusilla Bachmann 1923: 152, 165, pl. III [3]: fig. 5

Published in: Bachmann, M. (1923). Charakterisierung der Planktonvegetation des Vierwald-stättersees mittels Netzfängen und Zentrifugenproben. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 35: 148-167, 1 pl.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomonas pusilla (Bachmann) Javornický.

Type Information
Type locality: Switzerland: Vierwaldstattersee; (Index Nominum Algarum)

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

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 May 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 October 2022

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