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Melosira distans var. solida (Eulenstein) F.W.Mills

Publication details
Melosira distans var. solida (Eulenstein) F.W.Mills 1934: 927

Published in: Mills, F.W. (1934). An index to the genera and species of the Diatomaceae and their synonyms. 1816-1932. Part 13 (Me-Na). pp. 921-1000. London: Wheldon & Wesley, Limited.

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 solida (Eulenstein) Krammer

Basionym
Melosira solida Eulenstein

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melosira distans var. solida (Eulenstein) F.W.Mills)
Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995).

Source of current name
Krammer, K. (1991). Morphology and taxonomy of some taxa in the genus Aulacoseira Thwaites (Bacillariophyceae). I. Aulacoseira distans and similar taxa. Nova Hedwigia 52(1/2): 89-112, pls I-X.

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