Melosira distans var. genuina Kirchner, nom. inval.
Melosira distans var. genuina Kirchner 1878: 216, nom. inval.
Published in: Kirchner, O. (1878). Algen. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien. Part 1. (Cohn, F. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. i-iv [vii] 1-284. Breslau: J.U. Kern's Verlag.
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)." - (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.
Created: 02 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.