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Melosira distans var. scalaris (Grunow) O.Müller

Publication details
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.

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 scalaris (Grunow) Houk, Klee & Passauer

Basionym
Melosira scalaris Grunow

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (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
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.

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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.

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