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Melosira moniliformis var. hispida (Castracane) Hustedt

Publication details
Melosira moniliformis var. hispida (Castracane) Hustedt 1928

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1928). Die Kieselalgen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz unter Berücksichtigung der übrigen Länder Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meeresgebiete Bd. VII: Teil 1: Liefrung 2. In: Rabenhorst's Kryptogamenflora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Anon. Eds), pp. 273-464. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.h..

Publication date: Jan 1928

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Melosira borrerii var. hispida Castracane

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira borrerii var. hispida Castracane 1878

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.

Qi, Y.Z. (1995). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus IV Bacillariophyta Centicae. pp. [i-viii], i-v, 1-104, 9 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese with some English keys]

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