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Melosira setosa J.R.Carter, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Melosira setosa J.R.Carter 1966: 458, pl. 9: figs 12-14, nom. illeg.

Published in: Carter, J.R. (1966). Some freshwater diatoms of Tristan da Cunha and Gough Island. Nova Hedwigia 11: 443-483.

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 Melosira jonhcarteri D.M.Williams

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bristly.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Melosira setosa Greville, 1866. - (7 Oct 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Gouhg I.: Cabve Bell Rocks (fw) Gough Island sample 1003

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: 15 January 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 20 May 2019.

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