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Melosira decipiens E.Grove 1893

Publication details
Melosira decipiens E.Grove in A.W.F.Schmidt 1893: pl.181: figs 2-4

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.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira distans var. decipiens (E.Grove) A.Cleve 1951

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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M.D. Guiry 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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