Melosira scalaris 1882
Melosira scalaris Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVI : figs 31, 32 (as 'Melosira (distans var.) scalaris' )
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira scalaris (Grunow) Houk, Klee & Passauer
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (21 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Passauer, U. (2007). Observations on taxa of Melosira sensu lato among the slides from the Grunow diatom collection in Vienna (Austria). Part 1. Diatom Research 22(1): 57-80.
Cleve-Euler, A. (1951). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. [TeilI. I. Centricae]. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 2(1): 1-163, 6 pls.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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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 18 September 2021.