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Melosira islandica f. tenuis O.Müller

Publication details
Melosira islandica f. tenuis O.Müller 1906 (as 'subsp. helvetica f. tenuis' )

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 islandica (O.Müller) Simonsen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Iceland (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
Ulotseva, M.V. & Likhoshway, Y.V. (2007). An analysis of type material of Aulacoseira islandica (O. Müller) Simonsen. Diatom Research 22(1): 209-216.

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