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Melosira discigera C.Agardh 1824

Publication details
Melosira discigera C.Agardh 1824: 8

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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
Adjective (Latin), bearing a disk.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva nummuloides Dillwyn 1809
Fragilaria nummuloides (Dillwyn) Lyngbye 1819
Melosira nummuloides (Dillwyn) Greville 1833
Lysigonium nummuloides (Dillwyn) Trevisan 1848

Nomenclatural notes
Introduced as a new name for Conferva nummuloides Dillwyn; priority for Melosira nummuloides C. Agardh (1824: 8). - (14 Jan 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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