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Melosira gessneri Hustedt 1965

Publication details
Melosira gessneri Hustedt 1965: 408, fig. 68

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1965). Neue und wenig bekannte diatomeen. IX. Süßwasserdiatomeen aus Brasilien, insbesondere des Amazonasgebietes. Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie 50(3): 391-410.

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 gessneri (Hustedt) Simonsen

Type information
Type locality: Amazonas-Gebiet (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Tapajós river, north of Brazil [illustrations in Simonsen 1987, pl. 759, figs 9-12] ( Tremarin et al. (2011: 193).

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

Taxonomic notes
Aulacoseira gessneri (Hustedt) Simonsen 1987 ? - (9 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1987). Atlas and catalogue of the diatom types of Friedrich Hustedt. Vol. 1. Catalogue. Vol. 2. pls 1-395. Vol. 3. pls. 396-772. pp. 1-525, 772 pls. Berlin & Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Velagsbuchhandlung .

Key references
Simonsen, R. (1987). Atlas and catalogue of the diatom types of Friedrich Hustedt. Vol. 1. Catalogue. Vol. 2. pls 1-395. Vol. 3. pls. 396-772. pp. 1-525, 772 pls. Berlin & Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Velagsbuchhandlung .

Tremarin, P.I., Loverde-Oliveira, S.M., Ludwig, T.A.V. & Torgan, L.C. (2011). Ultrastructure and distribution of Aulacoseira gessneri (Hustedt) Simonsen (Diatomeae). Diatom Research 26(2): 189-97.

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