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Melosira glacialis (Grunow) A.Cleve 1951

Publication details
Melosira glacialis (Grunow) A.Cleve 1951: 31, fig. 27 a-c

Published in: Cleve-Euler, A. (1951). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. [TeilI. I. Centricae]. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 2(1): 1-163, 6 pls.
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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 Porosira glacialis (Grunow) Jørgensen

Basionym
Podosira hormoides var. glacialis Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

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