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Melosira lirata var. lacustris Grunow 1882

Publication details
Melosira lirata var. lacustris Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVII [87]: fig. 3

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 lirata var. lacustris (Grunow) R.Ross

Type information
Type locality: Finland: Pudasjärvi (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), having ridges having thread-like lines or grooves.

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

Nomenclatural notes
No description (INA). - (5 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hartley, B. [in collaboration with Ross, R. & Williams, D.M.] (1986). A check-list of the freshwater, brackish and marine diatoms of the British Isles and adjoining coastal waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 66(3): 531-610.

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.

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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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