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Melosira pusilla F.Meister

Publication details
Melosira pusilla F.Meister 1913: 306, 311, pl. IV [4]: fig. 2

Published in: Meister, F. (1913). Beiträge zur Bacillariaceenflora Japan. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde 8: 305-312.

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 pusilla (F.Meister) A.Tuji & A.Houki

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Honshu: Suwa Lake, Shinano Prov (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype (fide Tuji & Houki. 2004: 38): BRM slide A3/619 with Meister's label (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
Tuji, A. & Houki, A. (2004). Taxonomy, ultrastructure and biogeography of the Aulacoseira subarctica species complex. Bulletin of the National Science Museum Series B (Botany), Tokyo 30(2): 35-54.

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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 19 May 2019.

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