Melosira lirata ( ) Kützing 1844
Melosira lirata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 56
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira lirata (Ehrenberg) R.Ross
Gaillonella lirata Ehrenberg
Type locality: U.S.A.: "Maine B" (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Gallionella lirata.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), having ridges having thread-like lines or grooves.
Melosira lirata var. genuina A.Cleve 1951
Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, or with the prefix eu-, when purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they have the same final epithet as the name of the corresponding higher-ranked taxon (see Art. 26.2, Rec. 26A.1, and 26A.3). - (21 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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.
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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 27 September 2021.