Orthoseira americana (Kützing) Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann ex Spaulding & Kociolek, nom. inval.
Orthoseira americana (Kützing) Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann ex Spaulding & Kociolek , nom. inval.
Published in: Spaulding, S.A. & Kociolek, J.P. (1998). The diatom genus Orthoseira: ultrastructure and morphological variation in two species from Madagascar with comments on nomenclature in the genus. Diatom Research 13(1): 133-147, 4 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Melosira americana Kützing
Type locality: Tropical America (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Lindenberg comm. Binder; freshwater. (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
Invalid when introduced in Round, Crawford & Mann (1990): basionym not fully cited; validated by Spaulding & J.P.Kociolek (1998). - (31 Jan 2013) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater/terrestrial 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.
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 November 2017 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 17 July 2019.