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Aulacoseira nivalis (W.Smith) J.English & Potapova 2009

Publication details
Aulacoseira nivalis (W.Smith) J.English & Potapova 2009: 39

Published in: English, J. & Potapova, M. (2009). Aulacoseira pardata sp. nov., A. nivalis comb. nov., A. nivaloides comb. et stat. nov., and their occurrences in western North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158(1): 37-48, 62 fig., 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Melosira nivalis W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: Scotland (Ben Mc Dhui, leg. Dickie; Pass of Killiecrankie, leg. Greville; Mull Deposit, leg. Gregory); France (Pic de Sancy, Puy-de Dome, leg Smith) (alpine pools and snow mud) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing in or near snow.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira nivalis W.Smith 1856
Melosira distans var. nivalis (W.Smith) O.Kirchner 1878
Lysigonium nivale (W.Smith) Kuntze 1891
Melosira polymorpha var. nivalis (W.Smith) Bethge 1925
Aulacoseira distans var. nivalis (W.Smith) E.Y.Haworth 1990

Nomenclatural notes
Combination first proposed invalidly by Genkal & Kulikovskiy (2008: 1203) as they cite as basionym Aulacoseira distans var. nivalis (W. Smith) Haworth [INA]. - (20 Mar 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Buczkó, K. (2016). Iconographia diatomologica Carpathica Volume 1. Guide to diatoms in mountain lakes in the Retezat Mountains, South Carpathians, Romania. Studia Botanica Hungarica 47 (Supplement): [9]-214, incl. 85 pl.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

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References
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English, J. & Potapova, M. (2009). Aulacoseira pardata sp. nov., A. nivalis comb. nov., A. nivaloides comb. et stat. nov., and their occurrences in western North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158(1): 37-48, 62 fig., 1 table.

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