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Melosira pfaffiana Reinsch 1866

Publication details
Melosira pfaffiana Reinsch 1866: 11, pl. 1: fig. 2

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1866). Die Algenflora des mittleren Theiles von Franken (des Keupergebietes mit den angrenzenden Partien des jurassischen Gebietes) enthaltend die vom Autor bis jetzt in diesen Gebieten beobachteten Susswasseralgen und die Diagnosen und Abbildungen von ein und funfzig vom Autor in diesem gebiete entdeckten neuen Arten und drei neuen Gattungen. Abhandlungen der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu N├╝rnberg 3(2): 1-238, pls I-XIII.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira pfaffiana (Reinsch) Krammer

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

Nomenclatural notes
See CAS Diatom Collection. - (26 Feb 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Krammer, K. (1991). Morphology and taxonomy of some taxa in the genus Aulacoseira Thwaites (Bacillariophyceae). I. Aulacoseira distans and similar taxa. Nova Hedwigia 52(1/2): 89-112, pls I-X.

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