Lysigonium arcticum ( )
Lysigonium arcticum (Dickie) Kuntze 1891: 901
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
Publication date: 5 Nov 1891
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melosira arctica Dickie
Melosira arctica Dickie
Type locality: Tiefgrund, Melville Bay 74º 40' N, off the Devils Thumb. (Kaczmarksa & Jahn 2006: 153). Lectotype: 11 July 1850 (Penny's Expedition); Seabed. BM (Kaczmarksa & Jahn 2006: 153). Notes: Lectotype, as designated by Syverstsen and Hasle (1988), is their SEM pictures 4 and 6 from the original material, obtained from the Natural History Museum (BM).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Also cited as "Lysigonium arcticum (Ehrenberg) Kuntze" apparently based on Gaillonella arctica Ehrenberg, 1852, nom. illeg. - (4 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Dickie, [G.] (1852). Notes on the algae. - I. In: Journal of a Voyage in Baffin's Bay and Barrow Straits in the Years 1850-51, performed by H.M. ships "Lady Franklin" and "Sophia", under the command of Mr.William Penny, in search of the missing crews of H.M. ships Erebus and Terror; with a narrative of sledge excurions on the ice of Wellington Channel; and observations on the natural history and physical features of teh countries and frozen seas visited. In two volumes. - Vol. II, Appendix. (Sutherland, P.C. Eds), pp. i-cxci. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2019.