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Lysigonium Link, 1820, nom. rejic.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Melosirophycidae
Order Melosirales
Family Melosiraceae

Lectotype species: Lysigonium moniliforme (O.F.Müller) Link

Currently accepted name for the type species: Melosira moniliformis C.Agardh

Original publication:Nees, C.G. (1820). Horae physicae Berolinenses collectae ex symbolis virorum doctorum H. Linkii...; edicuravit Christianus Godof. Nees ab Esenbeck.. pp. [i-xii], 1-123, [4], 27 pls. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Melosira.

Numbers of names and species: There are 149 species names in the database at present.

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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References
Crawford, R.M. (1979). Taxonomy and frustular structure of the marine centric diatom Paralia sulcata. Journal of Phycology 15(2): 200-210.

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