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Melosira distans f. lacustris (Grunow) Hustedt 1927

Publication details
Melosira distans f. lacustris (Grunow) Hustedt 1927: 264, fig. 111 d (as 'Melosira distans var. lirata f. lacustris' )

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1927). Die Kieselalgen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz unter Berücksichtigung der übrigen Länder Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meeresgebiete. Bd. VII: Teil 1: Liefrung 1. In: Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Anon. Eds), pp. [1]-272. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.h..

Publication date: Mar 1927

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 lacustris (Grunow) Krammer

Basionym
Melosira lyrata var. lacustris Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Finland: Pudasjarvi (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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