Melosira undulata var. samoensis
Melosira undulata var. samoensis Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. XC : figs 5, 6
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (5 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Samoa (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 59). Lectotype: freshwater. W Grunow coll. slide 1747a (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 59, figs 1-11).
Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2007). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part II. Melosiraceae and Aulacoseiraceae (Supplement of Part I). Fottea 7(2): 85-108, plus pl. XLII-CXIV.
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Passauer, U. (2007). Observations on taxa of Melosira sensu lato among the slides from the Grunow diatom collection in Vienna (Austria). Part 1. Diatom Research 22(1): 57-80.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2018 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 27 May 2019.