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Melosira anastomosans Grunow 1882

Publication details
Melosira anastomosans Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. XC [90]: fig. 4

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.

Type information
locality not given (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007). Lectotype: W Grunow coll. slide 1854a (Houk, Klee & Passauer 2007: 59, figs12-18).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), anastomosing.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lysigonium anastomosans (Grunow) Kuntze 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; 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."). - (5 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Lysogonium anastomosans (Grunow) Kuntze ? - (11 Nov 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Passauer, U. (2007). Observations on taxa of Melosira sensu lato among the slides from the Grunow diatom collection in Vienna (Austria). Part 1. Diatom Research 22(1): 57-80.

Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.

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