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Melosira hyperborea Schütt, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Melosira hyperborea Schütt , nom. illeg.

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 arctica Dickie

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to the extreme north, northern (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Not in INA or CAS. - (23 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

Key references
Mather, L., MacIntosh, K., Kaczmarska, I., Klein, G. & Martin, J.L. (2010). A checklist of diatom species reported (and presumed native) from Canadian coastal waters. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2881: 1-78.

Created: 29 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 23 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 26 July 2021.

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