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Melosira cataractarum Hustedt 1937

Publication details
Melosira cataractarum Hustedt 1937: 142, pl. 9: fig. 6

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1937). Systematische und ökologische Untersuchungen über die Diatomeen-Flora von Java, Bali und Sumatra nach dem Material der Deutschen Limnologischen Sunda-Expedition. Archiv für Hydrobiologie (Supplement) 15: 131-177, pls 9-12.

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 Nanofrustulum cataractarum (Hustedt) C.E.Wetzel, E.Morales & Ector

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), of the cataracts.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Morales, E.A., Wetzel, C.E., Novais, M.H., Buczkó, K., Morais, M.M. & Ector, L. (2019). Morphological reconsideration of the araphid genus Pseudostaurosira (Bacillariophyceae), a revision of Gedaniella, Popovskayella and Serratifera, and a description of a new Nanofrustulum species. Plant Ecology and Evolution 152(2): 262-284, 4 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17B. pp. 1-758. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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