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Melosira granulata var. muzzanensis (F.Meister) Hustedt 1930

Publication details
Melosira granulata var. muzzanensis (F.Meister) Hustedt 1930: 88, fig. 47

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die S├╝sswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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 muzzanensis (F.Meister) Krammer

Basionym
Melosira muzzanensis F.Meister

Type information
Type locality: [Switzerland or Italy]: Lago di Muzzano (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), granulate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melosira granulata var. muzzanensis (F.Meister) Hustedt)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Germany (Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995).

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.

Key references
Cleve-Euler, A. (1951). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. [TeilI. I. Centricae]. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 2(1): 1-163, 6 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 18 October 2021.

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