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Melosira granulata var. spiralis (Ehrenberg) Grunow, nom. inval.

Publication details
Melosira granulata var. spiralis (Ehrenberg) Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVII [87]: fig. 19-22, nom. inval. (as 'M. (granulata?) var. spiralis Ehr.' )

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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 Aulacoseira spiralis (Ehrenberg) Houk & Klee

Basionym
Gaillonella spiralis Ehrenberg

Type information
USA: Oregon: Columbia River, fossil

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Invalid" according to CAS, but no explanation. Probably a provisional name. - (28 Aug 2019) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Created: 02 March 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.

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