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Melosira arctica var. krembsii Kaczmarska & R.Jahn

Publication details
Melosira arctica var. krembsii Kaczmarska & R.Jahn 2006: 157, figs 46-58

Published in: Kaczmarska, I. & Jahn, R. (2006). Taxonomic appraisal of Melosira arctica Dickie and description of a new variety (Bacillariophyta). Botanica Marina 49: 151-164.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Off the Alaskan coast in Chukchi Sea (71º20'N, 156º40'W) (Kaczmarksa & Jahn 2006: 157). Holotype: Dr. Christopher Krembs; February 2001; From 10cm long sea-ice chunk. Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Germany SEM-Preparation No. B 400 040 258 ex culture (Kaczmarksa & Jahn 2006: 157). Notes: Further original raw material includes B 4000 042 259 SEM- and B 400 040 260 LM- preparation. Isotypes: Preparation CANA 79393 (Canadian Museum for Nature, Ottawa, Canada) and preparation BRM Zu6/01 (Hustedt Collection, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven) ex culture.

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.

Key references
Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Created: 04 September 2006 by Wendy Guiry

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