Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld 1909

Publication Details
Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld 1909: 179, pl. 2: figs 18-20

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1909). Notes on the phytoplankton of Victoria Nyanza, East Africa. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 52(10): 171-181.

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 agassizii (Ostenfeld) Simonsen.

Type Information
Type locality: Central Africa: Victoria Nyanza; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 12 March 2018

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