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Melosira ornata Grunow

Publication details
Melosira ornata Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. XCI [91]: figs 19-21

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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 Ellerbeckia clavigera (Grunow) Crawford & Sims

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
No descr. (INA). - (5 Dec 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Russia: Simbirsk (fossil); Franz-Josef Land (living) (Silva 1996-to date).

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
Crawford, R.[M.] & Sims, P.A. (2006). The diatoms Radialiplicata sol (Ehrenberg) Glezer and R. clavigera (Grunow) Glezer and their transfer to Ellerbeckia Crawford, thus a genus with freshwater and marine representatives. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 130: 137-162.

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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 21 May 2019.

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