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Merismopedia punctata Meyen, nom. illeg.

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

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Merismopedia punctata Meyen
Wyoming, USA: 1000x, DIC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Chroococcus minor (Kützing) Nägeli

Merismopedia punctata Meyen Wyoming, USA: 1000x, DIC
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Publication details
Merismopedia punctata Meyen 1839: 440, nom. illeg.

Published in: Meyen, F.J.F. (1839). Neues system der pflanzen-physiologie. Dritter band. pp. i-x, 1-627, Plates X-XV. Berlin: Haude und Spenersche Buchandlung (S.J. Joseephy).
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Merismopedia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Merismopedia tranquilla (Ehrenberg) Trevisan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitmate: superfluous when published; included Gonium tranquillum Ehrenberg, 1834 and Gonium glaucum Ehrenberg, 1838. The name Merismopedia glauca (Ehrenberg) Trevisan, 1845 is available. - (3 Oct 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.

Key references
Cao, X., Strojsová, A., Znachor, P. & Zapomelová, E. (2005). Detection of extracellular phosphatases in natural spring phytoplankton of a shallow eutrophic lake (Donghu, China). European Journal of Phycology 40: 251-258.

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.

Husna, R., Zarina, A., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2005). Taxonomic study of Cyanophyta from Lahore, Pakistan: I. Class Chroocophyceae Shameel. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 143-150.

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.

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.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 1. Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae; Chlrococcales, Oscillatoriales Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota I. pp. [1-6], 1-71, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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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