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Melosira baileyi (H.L.Smith) Wolle 1890

Publication details
Melosira baileyi (H.L.Smith) Wolle 1890: pl. 74: figs 9, 10

Published in: Wolle, F. (1890). Diatomaceae of North America, illustrated with twenty-three hundred figures from the author's drawings on one hundred and twelve plates. pp. [i]-xiii, [15]-47, [errata], 112 pls. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Comenius Press.

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 baileyi (H.L.Smith) R.M.Crawford & P.A,Sims

Cestodiscus baileyi H.L.Smith

Type information
Type locality: Lost River, Lower Klamath Lake, Oregon , U.S.A. (Crawford & Sims 2007: 22). Lectotype: BM 25628, England Finder 035/036 (Crawford & Sims 2007: 22, fig. 8).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Binomial also proposed by Meneghini, 1846, as Melosira (Pleurosira) baileyi. Atti R. Ist. Lett. ed Arti 5: 96, no fig. (INA) - (5 Apr 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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.

Source of current name
Crawford, R.A. & Sims, P.A. (2007). Ellerbeckia baileyi (H.L. Smith) Crawford & Sims comb. nov.: typification and frustule morphology of a rare freshwater fossil diatom. Diatom Research 22(1): 17-26, 22 figs.

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