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Lysigonium moniliforme Link 1820

Publication details
Lysigonium moniliforme Link in Nees 1820: 4

Published in: 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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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Lysigonium.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melosira moniliformis (Link) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Name also introduced by Trevisan (1848). Treated as a new name; Conferva moniliformis Müller 1783, the supposed basionym, is an illegitimate name (not Conferva moniliformis Withering 1776). - (11 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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