Melosira distans var. scalaris ( ) O.Müller
Melosira distans var. scalaris (Grunow) O.Müller 1898: 55
Published in: Müller, O. (1898). Bacillariales aus den Hochseen des Riesengebirges. Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 6: 48-84, pl. III.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira scalaris (Grunow) Houk, Klee & Passauer
Melosira scalaris Grunow
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Passauer, U. (2007). Observations on taxa of Melosira sensu lato among the slides from the Grunow diatom collection in Vienna (Austria). Part 1. Diatom Research 22(1): 57-80.
Created: 13 March 2006 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 20 May 2019.