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.

Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg

Type Information
Syntype localities: Cayenne, Real del monte, Mexico?; New York, Smithfield, Rhodes Isl., Boston et Bridgewater, Mass.; Pelham, Mass.; Maine, Island; (Ehrenberg 1843: 376) Lectotype (Westpoint diatomite; designated by Crawford & al. 2003): B; Ehrenberg Coll. 260302, blue ring (fig. 1d) (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 November 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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