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Aulacoseira islandica subsp. helvetica (O.Müller) Simonsen 1979

Publication details
Aulacoseira islandica subsp. helvetica (O.Müller) Simonsen 1979: 60

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira islandica (O.Müller) Simonsen

Melosira islandica subsp. helvetica O.Müller

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Züricher See (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Iceland (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira islandica subsp. helvetica O.Müller 1906
Melosira helvetica (O.F.Müller) A.Cleve 1911
Melosira polymorpha subsp. [granulata] var. helvetica (O.Müller) H.Bethge 1925

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Aulacoseira islandica var. helvetica O.Müller
Aulacoseira skvortzowii M.B.Edlund, Stoermer & C.M.Taylor 1996

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ulotseva, M.V. & Likhoshway, Y.V. (2007). An analysis of type material of Aulacoseira islandica (O. Müller) Simonsen. Diatom Research 22(1): 209-216.

Key references
Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.

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