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Melosira polaris Grunow

Publication details
Melosira polaris Grunow 1884: 43 [95], pl. V (E) [5 (E): fig. 33 (as 'Melosira (sol var.) polaris' )

Published in: Grunow, A. (1884). Die Diatomeen von Franz Josefs-Land. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien 48: 53-112, pls I(A)-V(E).

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 Ellerbeckia clavigera (Grunow) Crawford & Sims

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

Nomenclatural notes
48(Abt. 2): 95, pl. V(E): fig. 33 (INA). - (5 Dec 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Franz Joseph Land (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Crawford, R.[M.] & Sims, P.A. (2006). The diatoms Radialiplicata sol (Ehrenberg) Glezer and R. clavigera (Grunow) Glezer and their transfer to Ellerbeckia Crawford, thus a genus with freshwater and marine representatives. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 130: 137-162.

Key references
Glezer, Z.I. [Gleser, S.I. or Z.I.] (1984). [The importance of research about systematics of diatom algae for biostratigraphy and paleogeography]. Znachenie issledovanij po sistematike diatomovych vodoroslej dlia biostrtigrafii i paleogeographii. Ezhegodnik Vsesoyuznogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshchestva. Ezhegodnik Vsesoyuznogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshchestva 27: p. 284-298.

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Verified by: 05 December 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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