Melosira distans var. nivaloides K.E.Camburn
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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
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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