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Melosira italica var. valida (Grunow) Hustedt 1927

Publication details
Melosira italica var. valida (Grunow) Hustedt 1927: 260, fig, 109 a

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1927). Die Kieselalgen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz unter Berücksichtigung der übrigen Länder Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meeresgebiete. Bd. VII: Teil 1: Liefrung 1. In: Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Anon. Eds), pp. [1]-272. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.h..

Publication date: Mar 1927

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 valida (Grunow) Krammer

Basionym
Melosira crenulata var. valida Grunow

Type information
Type locality: France: Vosges: Lac de Gerardmer (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: W Grunow coll. slide 2827a (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 71, figs 104-120).

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
Krammer, K. (1991). Morphology and taxonomy of some taxa in the genus Aulacoseira Thwaites (Bacillariophyceae). I. Aulacoseira distans and similar taxa. Nova Hedwigia 52(1/2): 89-112, pls I-X.

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.

Houk, V., Klee, R. & Passauer, U. (2007). Observations on taxa of Melosira sensu lato among the slides from the Grunow diatom collection in Vienna (Austria). Part 1. Diatom Research 22(1): 57-80.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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]

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