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Melosira scala (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861

Publication details
Melosira scala (Ehrenberg) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 821

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 plates. London: Whittaker and Co..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gaillonella scala Ehrenberg

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gaillonella scala Ehrenberg 1854
Melosira distans var. scala (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1882
Lysigonium scala (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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