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Melosira thermalis Meneghini

Publication details
Melosira thermalis Meneghini 1846: 95

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1846). Sulla animalità delle Diatomee e revisione organografica dei generi di Diatomee stabiliti dal Kützing. Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettero ed Arti 5: 43-231.
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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 Cerataulus thermalis (Meneghini) Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing by warm springs.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.

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