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Monostroma arcticum Wittrock

Publication details
Monostroma arcticum Wittrock 1866: 44, pl. II: fig. 8

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1866). Försök till en Monographie öfver Algslägtet Monostroma. pp. 1-66, IV plates, folded scheme [= 14 figs]. Stockholm: Akademisk Afhandling.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Monostroma grevillei var. arcticum (Wittrock) Rosenvinge

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Monostroma arcticum Wittrock)
Japanese: Kito-hitoegusa (Tokida 1954).

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Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.

Key references
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Jaasund, E. (1965). Aspects of the marine algal vegetation of North Norway. Botanica Gothoburgensia. Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis 4: 1-174.

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