Aulacoseira nivalis (W.Smith) J.English & Potapova 2009
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.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Melosira nivalis W.Smith
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.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 08 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 31 May 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 May 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023