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Aulacoseira pusilla (F.Meister) A.Tuji & A.Houki 2004

Publication details
Aulacoseira pusilla (F.Meister) A.Tuji & A.Houki 2004: 38

Published in: Tuji, A. & Houki, A. (2004). Taxonomy, ultrastructure and biogeography of the Aulacoseira subarctica species complex. Bulletin of the National Science Museum Series B (Botany), Tokyo 30(2): 35-54.

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.

Melosira pusilla F.Meister

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Honshu: Suwa Lake, Shinano Prov (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Tuji & Houki. 2004: 38): BRM slide A3/619 with Meister's label (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira pusilla F.Meister 1913

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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