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Mychonastes elegans (Bachmann) Krienitz, C.Bock, Dadheech & Proschold

Publication details
Mychonastes elegans (Bachmann) Krienitz, C.Bock, Dadheech & Proschold 2011: 101

Published in: Krienitz, L., Bock, C., Dadheech, P.K. & Proschold, T. (2011). Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Mychonastes (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) including the description of eight new species. Phycologia 50(1): 89-106.
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Publication date: 2011

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mychonastes is Mychonastes ruminatus P.D.Simpson & S.D.Van Valkenburg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Dictyosphaerium elegans Bachmann

Type information
Type locality: NW Spain: Castaneda Lake (42N, 6.4W) (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dictyosphaerium elegans Bachmann 1913
Pseudodictyosphaerium elegans (Bachmann) Hindák 1988

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta) from Marimbus Wetlands, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil. Iheringia Série Botanica 70(1): 57-72.

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