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Melosira sol (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1849

Publication details
Melosira sol (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1849: 31

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 Ellerbeckia sol (Ehrenberg) R.M.Crawford & P.A.Sims

Basionym
Gaillonella sol Ehrenberg

Type information
Antarctica. Meeresgrund, 190 fathoms, 78-10 S, 162; Meeresgrund in Gulf of Erebus and Terror, 207 fathoms, 63-40S, 55W. Ibid, 270 fathoms.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), the sun (Brown 1946).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gaillonella occulus Ehrenberg 1844
Melosira occulus (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1849
Melosira radiata Grunow 1870

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Key references
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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