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) K├╝tzing.

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.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 08 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 June 2022

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