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Melosira subflexilis Kützing 1833

Publication details
Melosira subflexilis Kützing 1833: [4]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1833). Algarum aquae dulcis germanicarum Decas III. 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.

Type information
Type locality: "bei Sennstadt" [Sennstadt, a district of Bielefeld in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany] (Kützing 1833: [4]).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lysigonium subflexile (Kützing) Trevisan 1848
Melosira varians var. subflexilis (Kützing) J.-J.Brun 1880
Lysigonium subflexilis (Kützing) Lagerstedt 1884

Nomenclatural notes
Illuestrated by Kützing (1834: 588, pl. 17: fig. 70). - (25 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Also in brackish waters. - (14 Jan 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kützing, F.T. (1834 '1833'). Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der Diatomeen. Linnaea 8: 529-620, pls XIII-XIX [79 figs].

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

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