Melosira undulata var. samoensis 1882
Melosira undulata var. samoensis Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. XC : figs 5, 6
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Samoa (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 59). Lectotype: freshwater. W Grunow coll. slide 1747a (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 59, figs 1-11).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (5 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Passauer, U. (2007). Observations on taxa of Melosira sensu lato among the slides from the Grunow diatom collection in Vienna (Austria). Part 1. Diatom Research 22(1): 57-80.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 18 September 2021.