Melosira helvetica (O.F.Müller) A.Cleve 1911

Publication Details
Melosira helvetica (O.F.Müller) A.Cleve 1911: 124

Published in: Cleve-Euler, A. (1911). Das Bacillariaceen-plankton in gewässern bei Stockholm. II. Zur morphologie und biologie einer pleomorphen Melosira. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde, Stuttgart 7: 119-139, 230-260, 23 text-figs.

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 Aulacoseira islandica subsp. helvetica (O.Müller) Simonsen.

Melosira islandica subsp. helvetica O.Müller

Type Information
Type locality: Switzerland: Züricher See; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), Swiss, or pertaining to Switzerland.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 July 2013

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 08 June 2023

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