Merismopedia punctata Meyen, nom. illeg. 1839
Merismopedia tranquilla (Ehrenberg) Trevisan
Wyoming, USA: 1000x, DIC - 17 September 2013. Karl Bruun
Merismopedia punctata Meyen, nom. illeg. 1839: 440
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Merismopedia.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Merismopedia tranquilla (Ehrenberg) Trevisan.
bei Pottsdam (entdeckt in 1828); (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwatermarine species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 05 May 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2023