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Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Merismopediaceae
Genus Merismopedia

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Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 100x, DIC. 01 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 200x, DIC. 01 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 06 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 06 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Merismopedia convoluta Brébisson ex Kützing 1849: 472

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Merismopedia is Merismopedia punctata Meyen.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pseudoholopedia convoluta (Brébisson) Elenkin 1938

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Merismopedia willei N.L.Gardner 1927

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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