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Melosira pyxis O.Müller

Publication details
Melosira pyxis O.Müller 1904: 291; pl. IV, fig. 23-25

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 pyxis (O.Müller) Simonsen

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Central Africa: Nyassaland

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

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 July 2017 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 21 May 2019.

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