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Melosira canadensis Hustedt 1952

Publication details
Melosira canadensis Hustedt 1952: 372, figs 21-30

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1952). Neue und wenig bekannte Diatomeen. IV. Botaniska Notiser 4: 366-410.

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 canadensis (Hustedt) Simonsen

Type information
Type locality: Canada: British Columbia; USA: Oregon: Harper (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Key references
Foged, N. (1972 '1971'). Freshwater diatoms in Thailand. Nova Hedwigia 22: 267-369, 19 pls.

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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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