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Melosira nyassensis O.Müller

Publication details
Melosira nyassensis O.Müller 1904: 285, pl. III: fig. 3

Published in: Müller, O. (1904). VII. Bacillariaceen aus dem Nyassalande und einigen benachbarten gebieten. Zweite Folge, Discoideae-Coscinosdisceae, Discoideae-Eupodisceae. Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie. Leipzig 34(2): 255-301, pls III, IV.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira nyassensis (O.Müller) Simonsen

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Central Africa: Nyassaland (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

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