Melosira distans var. genuina , nom. inval.
Melosira distans var. genuina Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVI : figs 21-23, nom. inval.
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira distans (Ehrenberg) Simonsen
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: nominal forma requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)." If valid, priority for Melosira distans var. genuina Kirchner, 1878. - (2 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Cleve-Euler, A. (1951). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. [TeilI. I. Centricae]. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 2(1): 1-163, 6 pls.
Created: 02 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 24 May 2019.