Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844
Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 55, pl. 2: fig. 8
Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites.
Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg
Syntype localities: Cayenne, Real del monte, Mexico?; New York, Smithfield, Rhodes Isl., Boston et Bridgewater, Mass.; Pelham, Mass.; Maine, Island; (Ehrenberg 1843: 376) Lectotype (Westpoint diatomite; designated by Crawford & al. 2003): B; Ehrenberg Coll. 260302, blue ring (fig. 1d) (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 25 February 2016
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 February 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023