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Melosira undulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

Publication details
Melosira undulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 54

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

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
Gaillonella undulata Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gaillonella undulata Ehrenberg 1840
Lysigonium undulatum (Ehrenberg) Trevisan 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira undulata var. typica A.Cleve 1951

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Cleve-Euler, A. (1951). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. [TeilI. I. Centricae]. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 2(1): 1-163, 6 pls.

Nardelli, M.S., Tremarin, P.I., Ludwig, T.A. & Bueno, N.C. (2016). Melosira (Diatomeae) taxa from the Iguaçu River in southern Brazil. Biota Neotropica 16(4): e20160249 [1-7], 35 figs.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

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]

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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