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Dictyosphaerium minutum J.B.Petersen 1932

Publication details
Dictyosphaerium minutum J.B.Petersen 1932: 37, fig. 19

Published in: Petersen, J.B. (1932). The algal vegetation of Hammer Bakker. Botanische Tidskrifter 42: 1-48.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyosphaerium is Dictyosphaerium ehrenbergianum Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Xerochlorella minuta (J.B.Petersen) Mikhailyuk & P.M.Tsarenko

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Hammer Bakker, Denmark [soil, copper copse] (Petersen 1932: 37). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Mikhailyuk & al. 2020: 684): fig. 19 in Petersen 1932. Epitype (designated by Mikhailyuk & al. 2020: 684): culture material of the strain UTEX B 2993 preserved as specimen CONN00178617 (Fuc?kova et al. 2014) that is supported by the lectotype

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Source of current name
Mikhailyuk,T., Holzinger, A., Tsarenko, P., Glaser, K., Demchenko, E. & Karsten, U. (2020). Dictyosphaerium-like morphotype in terrestrial algae: what is Xerochlorella (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta)?. Journal of Phycology 56: 671-686, 7 figs.

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