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Melosira transitus J.R.Carter & P.Denny 1987

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Publication details
Melosira transitus J.R.Carter & P.Denny 1987: 247, pl. 4: fig. 9

Published in: Carter, J.R. & Denny, P. (1987). Freshwater algae of Sierra Leone. IV. Bacillariophyceae: Part (ii) diatoms from the coastal region of the southern province. Nova Hedwigia 44(1-2): 229-275.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Type information
Type locality: southern province, Sierra Leone (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: freshwater, coastal region. BM(NH) 81154 (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Aulacoseira (Melosira) cf. transitus Carter & Denny (Vélez et al., 2016). - (25 Nov 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melosira transitus J.R.Carter & P.Denny)
South America: Colombia (VĂ©lez et al. 2005 , Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 November 2016 by G.M. Guiry

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