Melosira crenulata ( ) Kützing
Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 55, pl. 2: fig. 8
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites
Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 July 2019.