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Melosira ruttneri Hustedt 1937

Publication details
Melosira ruttneri Hustedt 1937: 140, pl. IX [9]: figs 11-16

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1937). Systematische und ökologische Untersuchungen über die Diatomeen-Flora von Java, Bali und Sumatra nach dem Material der Deutschen Limnologischen Sunda-Expedition. Archiv für Hydrobiologie (Supplement) 15: 131-177, pls 9-12.

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 Melosira muscigena Iwahashi

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
"This species is evidently a close reative of Melosira undulata..." (Houk & Klee 2007: 93). - (5 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Nardelli, M.S., Tremarin, P.I., Ludwig, T.A. & Bueno, N.C. (2016). Melosira (Diatomeae) taxa from the Iguaçu River in southern Brazil. Biota Neotropica 16(4): e20160249 [1-7], 35 figs.

Key references
Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2007). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part II. Melosiraceae and Aulacoseiraceae (Supplement of Part I). Fottea 7(2): 85-108, plus pl. XLII-CXIV.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

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