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Melosira punctigera (Ehrenberg) Ralfs

Publication details
Melosira punctigera (Ehrenberg) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 819

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Basionym
Gaillonella punctigera Ehrenberg

Type information
Ireland. Polirschiefer von Cassel.

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gaillonella punctigera Ehrenberg 1842

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 July 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.

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