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Melosira distans var. nivaloides K.E.Camburn

Publication details
Melosira distans var. nivaloides K.E.Camburn in Camburn & Kingston 1986: 22, pl. 2, figs 18-23

Published in: Camburn, K.E. & Kingston, J.C. (1986). The genus Melosira from soft-water lakes with special reference to northern Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. In: Diatoms and Lake Acidity. (Smol, J.P., Battarbee, R.W., Davis, R.B. & Meriläinen, J. Eds), pp. 17-34. Dordrecht: Dr. W. Junk Publishers.

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 nivaloides (K.E.Camburn) J.English & M.Potapova

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.

Type information
Type locality: USA: Oneida Co.: Dorothy Lake (45 49 04N, 89 34 57 W) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 22.vi.1963; (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
English, J. & Potapova, M. (2009). Aulacoseira pardata sp. nov., A. nivalis comb. nov., A. nivaloides comb. et stat. nov., and their occurrences in western North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158(1): 37-48, 62 fig., 1 table.

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Wendy 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 21 May 2019.

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