Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld 1909
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira agassizii (Ostenfeld) Simonsen
Type locality: Central Africa: Victoria Nyanza (Index Nominum Algarum).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).
Africa: Sudan (Reinhold 1937).
Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 October 2021.