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Melosira granulata var. curvata Grunow 1882

Publication details
Melosira granulata var. curvata Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. 87: fig. 18

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), granulate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Aulacoseira ambigua var. curvata (Grunow) Simonsen
Melosira granulata f. curvata (Grunow) Hustedt 1927

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (9 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 17 June 2003 by Mairead Murphy

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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 25 September 2021.

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