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Melosira italica f. crenulata (Ehrenberg) O.Müller

Publication details
Melosira italica f. crenulata (Ehrenberg) O.Müller

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 crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites

Basionym
Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Cayenne, Real del monte, Mexico?; New York, Smithfield, Rh es Isl., Boston et Bridgewater, Mass.; Pelham, Mass.; Maine, Island (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Thwaites, G.H.K. (1848). Further observations on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 1: 161-172, pls XI, XII.

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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 24 September 2021.

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