Melosira distans var. pfaffiana ( ) 1878
Melosira distans var. pfaffiana (Reinsch) Grunow in Cleve & Müller 1878: No. 56
Published in: Cleve, P.T. & Möller, J.D. (1878). Diatoms. Part II, No. 49-108. . Upsala: Esatas Edquists Boktryckeri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira pfaffiana (Reinsch) Krammer
Melosira pfaffiana Reinsch
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, -466. Jena: Verlag von 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]
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