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Melosira arenaria f. teres (Brun) Tynni

Publication details
Melosira arenaria f. teres (Brun) Tynni 1982: 30; pl. 12, fig. 7; pl. 16, fig. 6a,b

Published in: Tynni, R. (1982). The reflection of geological evolution in Tertiary and interglacial diatoms and silicoflagellates in Finnish Lapland. Geological Survey of Finland Bulletin 320: 1-40, 21 pls.

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 Ellerbeckia arenaria f. teres (Brun) R.M.Crawford

Basionym
Melosira teres Brun

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in sandy places.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Crawford, R.M. (1988). A reconsideration of Melosira arenaria and M. teres resulting in a proposed new genus Ellerbeckia. In: Algae and the Aquatic Environment. (Round, F.E. Eds), pp. 413-433. Bristol: Biopress.

Created: 21 September 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 28 August 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Crawford, R.M. (1988). A reconsideration of Melosira arenaria and M. teres resulting in a proposed new genus Ellerbeckia. In: Algae and the Aquatic Environment. (Round, F.E. Eds), pp. 413-433. Bristol: Biopress.

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