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Meiodiscus spetsbergensis (Kjellman) G.W.Saunders & McLachlan

Publication details
Meiodiscus spetsbergensis (Kjellman) G.W.Saunders & McLachlan 1991: 283, figs 1-51

Published in: Saunders, G.W. & McLachlan, J.L. (1991). Morphology and reproduction of Meiodiscus spetsbergensis (Kjellman) gen. et comb. nov., a new genus of Rhodophysemataceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 272-286.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Meiodiscus.

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

Basionym
Thamnidium spetsbergense Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Spitzbergen (Fairhavn) (Saunders & McLachlan 1991: 284). Type: UPS (Saunders & McLachlan 1991: 284).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Thamnidium spetsbergense Kjellman 1875
Rhodochorton spetsbergense (Kjellman) Kjellman 1883
Audouinella spetsbergensis (Kjellman) Woelkerling 1973

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Thamnidium mesocarpum f. penicilliforme Kjellman 1875
Thamnidium penicilliforme (Kjellman) Kjellman 1880
Rhodochorton mesocarpum f. penicilliforme (Kjellman) Kjellman 1883
Rhodochorton mesocarpum var. penicilliforme (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Rhodochorton penicilliforme (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1894

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Wynne, M.J. & Heine, J.N. (1992). Collections of marine red algae from St. Matthew and St. Lawrence Islands, the Bering Sea. Nova Hedwigia 55: 55-97.

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Saunders, G.W. & McLachlan, J.L. (1991). Morphology and reproduction of Meiodiscus spetsbergensis (Kjellman) gen. et comb. nov., a new genus of Rhodophysemataceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 272-286.

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