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Melosira distans var. lirata (Ehrenberg) VanLandingham 1971

Publication details
Melosira distans var. lirata (Ehrenberg) VanLandingham 1971: 2197

Published in: VanLandingham, S.L. (1971). Catalogue of the fossil and recent Genera and Species of Diatoms and their Synonyms. Fragilaria through Naunema. Vol. 4 pp. 1757-2385. Lehre: J. Cramer.

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 (Ehrenberg) R.Ross

Basionym
Gaillonella lirata Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: "Maine B" (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Gallionella lirata.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Foged, N. (1981). Diatoms in Alaska. Bibliotheca Phycologica 53: 1-317, 64 pls.

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Verified by: 21 February 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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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 25 September 2021.

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