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Melosira dendrophila (Ehrenberg) R.Ross & P.A.Sims 1978

Publication details
Melosira dendrophila (Ehrenberg) R.Ross & P.A.Sims 1978: 152

Published in: Ross, R. & Sims, P.A. (1978). Notes on some diatoms from the Isle of Mull, and other Scottish localities. Bacillaria 1: 151-168.

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 Orthoseira dendrophila (Ehrenberg) Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann

Basionym
Porocyclia dendrophila Ehrenberg

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
Houk, V. (2003). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part. I. Melosiraceae, Orthoseiraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Czech Phycology Supplement 1: 1-27, plus pls I-XLI [1-41].

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