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Melosira punctata var. granulata (Ehrenberg) Cleve & Möller

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Melosirophycidae
Order Melosirales
Family Melosiraceae
Genus Melosira

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Melosira punctata var. granulata (Ehrenberg) Cleve & Möller
Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.. 03 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Melosira punctata var. granulata (Ehrenberg) Cleve & Möller
Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Lake, 1000x, DIC. 19 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg) Simonsen Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Melosira punctata var. granulata (Ehrenberg) Cleve & Möller 1879: No. 22

Published in: Cleve, P.T. & Möller, J.D. (1879). Diatoms. Part V, No. 217-276. . Upsala: Esatas Edquists Boktrykeri.

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 Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg) Simonsen

Basionym
Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Brazil ? Newfoundland (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).

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
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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