Melosira scalaris Grunow 1882

Publication Details
Melosira scalaris Grunow 1882: pl. LXXXVI [86]: figs 31, 32 (as 'Melosira (distans var.) scalaris')

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 Aulacoseira scalaris (Grunow) Houk, Klee & Passauer.

Type Information
Type locality: Oregon; (Terada, Yamamoto & Muraoka 1999) Lectotype (fide V. Houk, R. Klee & U.Passauer) : W; Grunow coll. slide 2046d (Index Nominum Algarum)

Described as a fossil.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 November 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 08 December 2022

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