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Melosira lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Melosirophycidae
Order Melosirales
Family Melosiraceae
Genus Melosira

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Melosira lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh
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Publication details
Melosira lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh 1824: 8

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Conferva lineata Dillwyn

Type information
Type locality: among leaves of water plants in the River Lea at Walthamstow (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva lineata Dillwyn 1809
Gaillonella lineata (Dillwyn) Bory 1838
Lysigonium lineatum (Dillwyn) Trevisan 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira juergensii var. genuina Cleve-Euler 1051
Melosira juergensii C.Agardh 1824
Gaillonella juergensii (C.Agardh) Gaillon 1833
Lysigonium juergensii (C.Agardh) Trevisan 1848
Melosira lineata var. genuina Cleve-Euler 1951

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Busse, S. & Snoeijs, P. (2003). Gradient responses of diatom communities in the Bothnian Sea (northern Baltic Sea), with emphasis on responses to water movement. Phycologia 42: 451-464.

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.

Houk, V. (2003). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part. I. Melosiraceae, Orthoseiraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Czech Phycology Supplement 1: 1-27, plus pls I-XLI [1-41].

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.

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Crawford, R.M. (1978). The taxonomy and classification of the diatom genus Melosira C. A. Agardh. III. Melosira lineata (Dillw.) C. A. Ag. and M. varians C. A. Ag.. Phycologia 17: 237-250, 38 figs.
Rabenhorst, L. (1856). Neue Bacillarien: Climacosphenia maxima, Surirella hohenackeri, Cocconeis finnica?, Melosira lineata, Gomphonema tridentula, eine Licmophoree und Stauroneis roteana. Hedwigia 1: 103, 13 pl.

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