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Melosira marina (W.Smith) Janisch 1862

Publication details
Melosira marina (W.Smith) Janisch 1862: 10

Published in: Janisch, C. (1862). Zur Charakteristik des Guanos von verschieden Fundorten. Abhanlungen der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für vaterlandische Cultur. Abtheilung für Naturwissenschaften und Medicin 2: 1-29, 5 pl. (1A-2A).

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 Paralia marina (W.Smith) Heiberg

Basionym
Orthoseira marina W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: very generally distributed in deep water. Coast of Sussex: Cork and Kinsale Harbours, etc: W.Smith; Coast of Norfolk: Brightwell. Frith [Firth?] of Clyde: Hennedy; Pembroke Harbour and River Thames: Capron; River Tyne (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Key references
Yun, S.M., Lee, S.D., Park, J.S. & Lee, J.H. (2016). A new approach for identification of the genus Paralia (Bacillariophyta) in Korea based on morphology and morphometric analyses. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(1): 1-16.

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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.

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