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Merismopedia litoralis (Oersted) Rabenhorst

Publication details
Merismopedia litoralis (Oersted) Rabenhorst 1865

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1865). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio II. Algas phycochromaceas complectens. pp. 1-319, 71 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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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
Erythroconis litoralis Oersted

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Odensefjord (Silva 1996-to date). Type: associated with Oscillatoria chtonoplastes. (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Erythroconis litoralis Oersted 1842

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Merismopedia glauca subsp. amethystina Lagerheim 1883
Merismopedia elegans var. mandalensis Wille 1900
Merismopedia massartii Kufferath 1942

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Silva, S.M.F. & Pienaar, R.N. (2000). Some benthic marine cyanophyceae of Mauritius. Botanica Marina 43: 11-27, 86 figs.

Created: 16 July 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 02 February 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.

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