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Melosira laevis var. westii (W.Smith) Østrup 1910

Publication details
Melosira laevis var. westii (W.Smith) Østrup 1910: 214

Published in: Østrup, E. (1910). Danske Diatoméer med 5 tavler et Engelsk résumé. Udgivet paa Carlsbergfondets bekostning. pp. [i]-xi, 1-323, pls 1-5. Kjøbenhavn [Copenhagen]: C.A. Reitzel Boghandel Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudopodosira westii (W.Smith) Sheshukova-Poretskaya & Glezer

Basionym
Melosira westii W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: coast of Sussex (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: W. Smith, det. Mr. West; marine; stomach of Pecten. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
See CAS Diatom Collection. - (8 Jul 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Sheshukova-Poretskaya, V.S. & Glezer, Z.I. (1964). Diatomeae marinae novae e Paleogeno Ucrainiae. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii 1: 78-92, 4 plates.

Created: 08 July 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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