Melosira pusilla F.Meister
Melosira pusilla F.Meister 1913: 306, 311, pl. IV : fig. 2
Published in: Meister, F. (1913). Beiträge zur Bacillariaceenflora Japan. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde 8: 305-312.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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.