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Melosira borreri Greville 1833

Publication details
Melosira borreri Greville 1833: 401

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1833). Div. IV. Diatomaceae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 266-267; 405-419. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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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 Melosira moniliformis (Link) C.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Key references
Lebour, M.V. (1930). The planktonic diatoms of northern seas. pp. [i]-ix, 1-244, pls I-IV. London: Printed for the Ray Society sold by Dulau & Co., Ltd. 32, Old Bond Street, London, W. 1.

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Castracane, F. (1878). Nuova Forma della Melosira borreri (Una nuova varieta di Melosira borreri Grev.). Atti della Societá Crittogamologica Italiana 1: 17-24.

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