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Aulacoseira spiralis (Ehrenberg) Houk & Klee

Publication details
Aulacoseira spiralis (Ehrenberg) Houk & Klee 2007: 101, pl. XCII [92]: figs 1-11; pl. XCIII [93]: figs 1-15; pl. XCIV [94]: figs 1-8

Published in: Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2007). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part II. Melosiraceae and Aulacoseiraceae (Supplement of Part I). Fottea 7(2): 85-108, plus pl. XLII-CXIV.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gaillonella spiralis Ehrenberg

Type information
USA: Oregon: Columbia River, fossil

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gaillonella spiralis Ehrenberg 1845
Melosira spiralis (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1849
Melosira granulata var. spiralis (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1882
Lysigonium spirale (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a brackish 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.

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Verified by: 05 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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