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Melosira dickiei (Thwaites) Kützing 1849

Publication details
Melosira dickiei (Thwaites) Kützing 1849: 889

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 Angusticopula dickiei (Thwaites) Houk, Klee & H.Tanaka

Basionym
Orthoseira dickiei Thwaites

Type information
Type locality: Scotland: near Aberdeen (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: G. Dickie; 1847; in moist dark cave near sea, on mosses etc., fine blackish-green sand. (Index Nominum Algarum

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Tanaka, H. (2017). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Second emended edition of Part I and II. Melosiraceae, Liparogyraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Fottea 17(Supplement): 1-616.

Key references
Houk, V. (2003). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part. I. Melosiraceae, Orthoseiraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Czech Phycology Supplement 1: 1-27, plus pls I-XLI [1-41].

Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2007). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part II. Melosiraceae and Aulacoseiraceae (Supplement of Part I). Fottea 7(2): 85-108, plus pl. XLII-CXIV.

Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

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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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

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