Monactinus simplex (Meyen) Corda 1839
Pediastrum simplex MeyenRichland, Washington, USA; golf course, Lugol's, 400x, DIC - 25 May 2009. Karl Bruun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Monactinus simplex (Meyen) Corda 1839: 239
Publication date: 1839
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Monactinus.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Pediastrum simplex Meyen
Type locality: Germany: Havel river near Potsdam; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 January 2017
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022