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Melosira italica subsp. subarctica O.Müller 1906

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Melosirophycidae
Order Melosirales
Family Melosiraceae
Genus Melosira

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Melosira italica subsp. subarctica O.Müller
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 17 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Melosira italica subsp. subarctica O.Müller 1906: 78, pl. II [2]: figs 7-11

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 subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth

Type information
Type locality: Iceland: Heidi and Thingvallavatn (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: C.H. Ostenfeld; (Index Nominum Algarum

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
Haworth, E.Y. (1990). Diatom name validation. Diatom Research 5(1): 195-196.

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.

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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Verified by: 02 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Fairburn, S., Gibson, C.E. & Foy, R.H. (1987). Preliminary observations of the physiology of Melosira italica subspecies subarctica: culture medium and cell composition. British Phycological Journal 22: 89-95.
Lund, J.W.G. (1954). The seasonal cycle of the plankton diatom Melosira italica (Her.) Kütz. subsp. subarctica O. Müll. Journal of Ecology 42: 151-179.
Lund, J.W.G. (1955). Further observations on the seasonal cycle of Melosira italica (Her.) Kütz. subsp. subarctica O. Müll. Journal of Ecology 43: 90-102.
Lund, J.W.G. (1971). An artifical alteration of the seasonal cycle of the plankton diatom Melosira italica subsp. subarctica in an English lake. Journal of Ecology 59: 521-533.

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