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Merismopedia elegans A.Braun ex Kützing

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Merismopediaceae
Genus Merismopedia

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Merismopedia elegans A.Braun ex Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 03 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Merismopedia elegans A.Braun ex Kützing
On Lemna leaves. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 03 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Merismopedia elegans A.Braun ex Kützing
Pitsford Water, Northamptonshire, UK. With Nitzschia below.. 03 Aug 2006. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Merismopedia elegans A.Braun ex Kützing Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Merismopedia elegans A.Braun ex Kützing 1849: 472

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Merismopedia is Merismopedia punctata Meyen.

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

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

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

General environment
This is a ubiquitous species.

Type information
Type locality: "in fossis turfosis Germaniae australioris", Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 28). Notes: This type locality was first described by Drouet & Daily (1956: 89) (Silva et al., 1996)

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Key references
Chu, H.J. (1991). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus II Chroococcophyceae. pp. [i-vi], i-vi, 1-161, 42 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

McGregor, G. (2013). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 2. Chroococcales. Phytotaxa 133: 1-130.

McGregor, G., Fabbro, L.D. & Lobegeiger, J.S. (2007). Freshwater planktic Chroococcales (Cyanoprokaryota) from North-Eastern Australia: a morphological evaluation. Nova Hedwigia 84(3/4): 299-331.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 1. Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae; Chlrococcales, Oscillatoriales Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota I. pp. [1-6], 1-71, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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