Melosira sol ( ) Kützing 1849
Melosira sol (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1849: 31
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ellerbeckia sol (Ehrenberg) R.M.Crawford & P.A.Sims
Gaillonella sol Ehrenberg
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).
This is a marine species.
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.
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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Verified by: 08 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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