Melosira setosa Greville 1866: 436, pl. 6: figs 17-19
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare diatoms from the tropics and Southern Hemisphere. Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh 8: 436-441, pl. VI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ferocia setosa (Greville) Van de Vijver & Houk
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bristly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Aneitum, New Hebrides (Van de Vijver et al. 2017: 23). Lectotype: BM slide BM 3532 (Van de Vijver et al. 2017: 23). Notes: Type material illustrated by Van de Vijver (2017: figs 1-5).
Source of current name
Van de Vijver, B., Chattová, B., Lebouvier, M. & Houk, V. (2017). Ferocia gen. nov., a new centric diatom genus (Bacillariophyceae) from the sub-Antarctic region. Phytotaxa 332(1): 22-30, 45 figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2017 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.