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Merismopedia tranquilla (Ehrenberg) Trevisan

Publication details
Merismopedia tranquilla (Ehrenberg) Trevisan 1845: 28

Published in: 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.
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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
Gonium tranquillum Ehrenberg

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gonium tranquillum Ehrenberg 1834
Agmenellum tranquillum (Ehrenberg) Trevisan 1842

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Merismopedia punctata Meyen 1839
Merismopedia kuetzingii Nägeli 1849
Merismopedia convoluta f. minor Wille 1922
Merismopedia haumanii Kufferath 1942

Taxonomic notes
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 183) lists this species as an "Unrevised European species"; however, Mayen included it is the circumscription of Merismopedia punctata Meyen.

General environment
This is a freshwater 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.

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