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Melosira islandica f. curvata O.Müller 1906

Publication details
Melosira islandica f. curvata O.Müller 1906: 56, pl. I [1]: figs 1, 2

Published in: Müller, O. (1906). Pleomorphismus Auxosporen und Dauersporen bei Melosira-Arten. Jahrbücher für wissenschaftliche Botanik 43(1): 49-88, 2 pls.

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 islandica f. curvata (O.Müller) Simonsen

Type information
Iceland. Lake Thingvallavatn

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Medvedeva, L.A. & Nikulina, T.V. (2014). [Catalogue of freshwater algae of the southern part of the Russian Far East]. pp. 1-271. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Key references
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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.

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