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Melosira moniliformis var. subglobosa (Grunow) Hustedt 1927

Publication details
Melosira moniliformis var. subglobosa (Grunow) Hustedt 1927: 238

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1927). Fossile Bacillariaceen aus dem Loa-Becken in der Atacama-Wüste, Chile. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 18(2): 224-251, pls 7-9.

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.

Basionym
Melosira borreri var. subglobosa Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira borreri var. subglobosa Grunow 1878

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2007). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part II. Melosiraceae and Aulacoseiraceae (Supplement of Part I). Fottea 7(2): 85-108, plus pl. XLII-CXIV.

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