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Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Publication details
Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 55, pl. 2: fig. 8

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites

Basionym
Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Thwaites, G.H.K. (1848). Further observations on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 1: 161-172, pls XI, XII.

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