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Melosira granulata var. angustissima O.Müller 1899

Publication details
Melosira granulata var. angustissima O.Müller 1899: 315

Published in: Müller, O. (1899). Bacillariaceen aus den Natronthälern von El Kab (Ober-Aegypten). Hedwigia 38: 274-288.
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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 granulata var. angustissima (O.Müller) Simonsen

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

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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melosira granulata var. angustissima O.Müller)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Skuja 1956).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982, Sheath & Steinman 1982), Texas (Eberle 1982, Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Kociolek 2005, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Africa: Ghana (Foged 1966), South Africa (Cholnoky 1958).

Middle East: Egypt (Khairy & al. 2017), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), India (Gandhi 1998), Khandesh (Jaiswal 2017).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Foged 1972).

Asia: China (Qi 1995, Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Iwahashi 1935, Iwahashi 1936), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995, Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957), Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995), Queensland (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

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.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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]

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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