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Melosira epidendron (Ehrenberg) Boyer 1927

Publication details
Melosira epidendron (Ehrenberg) Boyer 1927: 28

Published in: Boyer, C.S. (1927). Synopsis of North American Diatomaceae. Part I. Coscinodiscatae, Rhizosolenatae, Biddulphiatae, Fragilariatae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 78(Suppl.): 1-228.
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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 epidendron (Ehrenberg) H.Kobayasi

Basionym
Stephanosira epidendron 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
Mayama, S., Idei, M., Osada, K. & Nagumo, T. (2002). Nomenclatural changes for 20 diatom taxa occurring in Japan. Diatom. The Japanese Journal of Diatomology 18: 89-91.

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