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Merismopedia glauca (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Publication details
Merismopedia glauca (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1845: 142

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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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.

Basionym
Gonium glaucum Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Wismar, Rostock District, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 28).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with a greyish bloom; blue-grey.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gonium glaucum Ehrenberg 1838

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Merismopedia aeruginea Brébisson 1849
Merismopedia nova H.D.Wood 1873

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

McGregor, G. (2013). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 2. Chroococcales. Phytotaxa 133: 1-130.

McGregor, G., Fabbro, L.D. & Lobegeiger, J.S. (2007). Freshwater planktic Chroococcales (Cyanoprokaryota) from North-Eastern Australia: a morphological evaluation. Nova Hedwigia 84(3/4): 299-331.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Yamamoto, Y. & Shiah, F.-K. (2012). Factors relating to the dominance of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Cyanobacteria) in a shallow pond in northern Taiwan. Journal of Phycology 48(4): 984-991.

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