Melosira crenulata var. valida 1882
Melosira crenulata var. valida Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVIII : fig. 8
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas pls LXXVIII-CXXXII [78-132 and supplementary pls 22 bis, 82bis, 83bis, 83ter, 95bis], tables genres. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Publication date: April-May
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira valida (Grunow) Krammer
Type locality: France: Vosges: Lac de Gerardmer (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: W Grunow coll. slide 2827a (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 71, figs 104-120).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (8 Feb 2021) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Starko, S., Boo, G, H., Martone, P.T. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2018). A molecular investigation of Saccharina sessilis from the Aleutian Islands reveals a species complex, necessitating the new combination Saccharina subsessilis. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(2): 157-166.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 February 2021 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 18 September 2021.