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Melosira distans var. pfaffiana (Reinsch) Grunow 1878

Publication details
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.

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 pfaffiana (Reinsch) Krammer

Basionym
Melosira pfaffiana Reinsch

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.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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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