Melosira distans var. scalaris (Grunow) O.Müller 1898

Publication Details
Melosira distans var. scalaris (Grunow) O.Müller 1898: 55

Published in: Müller, O. (1898). Bacillariales aus den Hochseen des Riesengebirges. Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 6: 48-84, pl. III.

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.

Melosira scalaris Grunow

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.

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 21 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 August 2022

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