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Melosira coarctata (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861

Publication details
Melosira coarctata (Ehrenberg) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 818; pl. 11, fig. 20,27

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
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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 Gaillonella coarctata Ehrenberg

Basionym
Gaillonella coarctata Ehrenberg

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

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.

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Verified by: 07 February 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.

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