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Melosira excurrens Nygaard 1956

Publication details
Melosira excurrens Nygaard 1956: 72; pl. I, fig. 11,12; pl. III, fig. 1-4

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 excurrens (Nygaard) Simonsen

Type information
In lacu Store Gribs Selandiae sept. Daniae

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

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Verified by: 24 July 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.

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