Dictyosphaerium minutum J.B.Petersen 1932
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.
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.
This is a terrestrial species.
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
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2020.