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Melosira islandica subsp. helvetica O.Müller 1906

Publication details
Melosira islandica subsp. helvetica O.Müller 1906: 67, pl. I: figs 7-11

Published in: Müller, O. (1906). Pleomorphismus Auxosporen und Dauersporen bei Melosira-Arten. Jahrbücher für wissenschaftliche Botanik 43(1): 49-88, 2 pls.

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 islandica subsp. helvetica (O.Müller) Simonsen

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Züricher See (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Iceland (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes leudugeri Tempère & Brun 1889

Taxonomic notes
According to Usolteva & Likhoshway (2007), this is a synonym of Aulacoseira islandica (Müller) Simonsen. - (9 Nov 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ulotseva, M.V. & Likhoshway, Y.V. (2007). An analysis of type material of Aulacoseira islandica (O. Müller) Simonsen. Diatom Research 22(1): 209-216.

Key references
Cleve-Euler, A. (1951). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. [TeilI. I. Centricae]. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 2(1): 1-163, 6 pls.

Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.

Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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]

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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