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Melosira hormoides Montagne 1839

Publication details
Melosira hormoides Montagne 1839: 2

Published in: Montagne, J.P.F.C. (1839). Plantae cellulares. In: Voyage dans 'Amérique Méridionale (le Brésil, la republique...) exécité pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833. Vol. 7: Botanique. Second partie. Florula Boliviensis stirpes novae et minus cognitae. (d'Orbigny, A. Eds), pp. 1-39. Paris:
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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 Podosira hormoides (Montagne) Kutzing

Type information
Callao, Peru. On Polysiphonia dendroidea and Callithamnion floccosum.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

Key references
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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