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Melosira granulata f. spiralis Hustedt 1927

Publication details
Melosira granulata f. spiralis Hustedt 1927: 251, fig. 80-7 (as 'Melosira granulata var. angustissima f. spiralis' )

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1927). Fossile Bacillariaceen aus dem Loa-Becken in der Atacama-Wüste, Chile. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 18(2): 224-251, pls 7-9.

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 granulata f. spiralis (Hustedt) Czarnecki & D.C.Reinke

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), granulate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Czarnecki, D.B. & Reinke, D.C. (1982). Nomenclatural changes among some Kansas diatoms. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 85(3): 174-176.

Key references
Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

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