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Melosira pusilla F.Meister 1913

Publication details
Melosira pusilla F.Meister 1913: 306, 311, pl. IV [4]: fig. 2

Published in: Meister, F. (1913). Beiträge zur Bacillariaceenflora Japan. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde 8: 305-312.

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 pusilla (F.Meister) A.Tuji & A.Houki

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Honshu: Suwa Lake, Shinano Prov (Tuji & Houki 2004). Lectotype (designated by Tuji & Houki. 2004: 38): BRM slide A3/619 with Meister's label (Tuji & Houki 2004

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (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
Tuji, A. & Houki, A. (2004). Taxonomy, ultrastructure and biogeography of the Aulacoseira subarctica species complex. Bulletin of the National Science Museum Series B (Botany), Tokyo 30(2): 35-54.

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