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Lysigonium nivale (W.Smith) Kuntze

Publication details
Lysigonium nivale (W.Smith) Kuntze 1891: 902

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.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lysigonium is Lysigonium moniliforme (O.F.Müller) Link.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira nivalis (W.Smith) J.English & Potapova

Basionym
Melosira nivalis W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: Scotland (Ben Mc Dhui, leg. Dickie; Pass of Killiecrankie, leg. Greville; Mull Deposit, leg. Gregory); France (Pic de Sancy, Puy-de Dome, leg Smith) (alpine pools and snow mud) (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
found growing in or near snow.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
English, J. & Potapova, M. (2009). Aulacoseira pardata sp. nov., A. nivalis comb. nov., A. nivaloides comb. et stat. nov., and their occurrences in western North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158(1): 37-48, 62 fig., 1 table.

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