Melosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861
Melosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861: 818
Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. -xii, -968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
Publication date: 1861
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gaillonella laevis Ehrenberg.
Gaillonella laevis Ehrenberg
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 February 2019
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 February 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022