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Melosira tenella Nygaard 1956

Publication details
Melosira tenella Nygaard 1956: 76, pl. 1: figs 12-15, pl. 2: figs 1-12

Published in: Nygaard, G. (1956). Ancient and Recent flora of diatoms and Chrysophyceae in Lake Gribsø. In: Kaj Berg and Ib Clemens Petersen (Eds.), Studies on the humic, acid Lake Gribsø. Folia Limnologica Scandinavica 8: 32-94, 12 pls.

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 tenella (Nygaard) Simonsen

Type information
Type locality: subfossilis in lacu store Gribsø Selandiae sept. Daniae (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), delicate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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: 26 January 2021 by G.M. Guiry

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