Merismopedia major (G.M.Smith) , nom. illeg.
Merismopedia major (G.M.Smith) Geitler 1925: 107, nom. illeg. (as 'maior' )
Published in: Geitler, L. (1925). Cyanophyceae. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. (Pascher, A. Eds) Vol.12, pp. 1-450. Jena: Gustav Fischer.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Merismopedia smithii De Toni
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Merismopedia major Kützing, 1849. Replacement name: Merismopedia smithii De Toni. - (1 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 17 July 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 01 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2019.