Melosira scalaris Grunow 1882
Melosira scalaris Grunow 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.
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.
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022