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Melosira orichalcea (Mertens ex Jürgens) Kützing 1833

Publication details
Melosira orichalcea (Mertens ex Jürgens) Kützing 1833: 3

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1833). Algarum aquae dulcis germanicarum Decas I. pp. [1-24]. Halis Saxonum [Halle]: in commissis C.A. Schwetschkii et fil..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Conferva orichalcea Mertens ex Jürgens

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Norderney Island (Jürgens 1822: fasc. 12, no. 2).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva orichalcea Mertens ex Jürgens 1822
Gaillonella orichalcea (Mertens ex Jürgens) Brébisson 1838
Lysigonium orichalceum (Mertens ex Jürgens) Trevisan 1848
Orthoseira orichalcea (Mertens ex Jürgens) W.Smith 1856
Melosira varians var. orichalcea (Mertens ex Jürgens) O.Müller 1904

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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