Melosira polaris 1884
Melosira polaris Grunow 1884: 43 , pl. V (E) [5 (E): fig. 33 (as 'Melosira (sol var.) polaris' )
Published in: Grunow, A. (1884). Die Diatomeen von Franz Josefs-Land. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien 48(Abt. 2): 53-112, 5 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ellerbeckia clavigera (Grunow) Crawford & Sims
Type locality: Franz Joseph Land (Index Nominum Algarum).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
48(Abt. 2): 95, pl. V(E): fig. 33 (INA). - (5 Dec 2017) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Crawford, R.[M.] & Sims, P.A. (2006). The diatoms Radialiplicata sol (Ehrenberg) Glezer and R. clavigera (Grunow) Glezer and their transfer to Ellerbeckia Crawford, thus a genus with freshwater and marine representatives. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 130: 137-162.
Glezer, Z.I. (1984). Znachenie issledovanij po sistematike diatomovych vodoroslej dlia biostrtigrafii i paleogeographii [The importance of research about systematics of diatom algae for biostratigraphy and paleogeography]. Ezhegodnik Vsesoyuznogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshchestva 27: 284-298.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 December 2017 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. 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 24 September 2021.