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Melosira catenata J.Brun 1895

Publication details
Melosira catenata J.Brun 1895

Published in: Brun, J. (1895). Diatomées lacustres, marines ou fossiles, espèces nouvelles ou insuffisamment connues. Le Diatomiste 2: pl. 14-17, 19-20.

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 Cyclotella catenata (J.Brun) H.Bachmann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Bachmann, H. (1911). Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Vierwaldstättersees. Mitteilung der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Luzern 6: [1]-213, 163 figs, 15 pls.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2016 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 24 September 2021.

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