Melosira crenulata ( ) Kützing 1844
Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 55, pl. 2: fig. 8
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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
Type locality: Cayenne, Real del monte, Mexico?; New York, Smithfield, Rh es Isl., Boston et Bridgewater, Mass.; Pelham, Mass.; Maine, Island (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Thwaites, G.H.K. (1848). Further observations on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 1: 161-172, pls XI, XII.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 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 19 September 2021.