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Melosira juergensii C.Agardh 1824

Publication details
Melosira juergensii C.Agardh 1824: 9 (as 'Jurgensii' )

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Melosira lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: in fossis submarinis Insulae Nordeney [Germany] (Agardh 1824: 9).

Eponomy
Named for Georg Heinrich Bernhard Jürgens (1771-1846).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Included "Conferva lineata, Jurg. 5. 70" in synonymy but this is a "Sensu" as Conferva lineata was descibed by Dillwyn. - (22 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Corrected from "Jurgensii" to "Juergensii" as the person commerated name was "Jüregens". - (22 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melosira juergensii C.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974), France (Germain 1981, Méléder et al. 2007 ), Germany (Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Spain (Varela 1982, Aboal 1988), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio et al. 2002).

North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Africa: South Africa (Giffen 1967).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013), Turkey (Aysel 2005).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: China (Qi 1995, Liu 2008), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013).

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17B. pp. 1-758. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Qi, Y.Z. (1995). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus IV Bacillariophyta Centicae. pp. [i-viii], i-v, 1-104, 9 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese with some English keys]

Created: 20 September 2002 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 28 August 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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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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