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Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld

Publication details
Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld 1909: 179, pl. 2: figs 18-20

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1909). Notes on the Phytoplankton of Victoria Nyanza, East Africa. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 52(10): 171-181.

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 agassizii (Ostenfeld) Simonsen

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Central Africa: Victoria Nyanza (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 22 August 2019.

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