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Melosira dubia Kützing 1844

Publication details
Melosira dubia Kützing 1844: 53, pl. 3: fig. VI [6]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

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 Podosira dubia (Kützing) Grunow

Type information
Cuxhaven (Germany).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), doubtful.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melosira dubia Kützing)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Varela 1982, Aboal & al. 2003), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio et al. 2002).

North America: Mississippi (Sullivan 1981), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Middle East: Turkey (Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995).

Key references
Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

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