Melosira setosa J.R.Carter, nom. illeg.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melosira jonhcarteri D.M.Williams
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bristly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Melosira setosa Greville, 1866. - (7 Oct 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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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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.