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Melosira italica var. alpigena (Grunow) A.Cleve 1934

Publication details
Melosira italica var. alpigena (Grunow) A.Cleve 1934: 10

Published in: Cleve-Euler, A. (1934). The diatoms of Finnish Lapland. Societas Scientiarum Fennica. Commentationes Biologicae 4(14): 1-154, 6 pls.

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 alpigena (Grunow) Krammer

Basionym
Melosira distans var. alpigena Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Norway (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: W Grunow slide 1924 (Krammer 1991: 93).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Krammer, K. (1991). Morphology and taxonomy of some taxa in the genus Aulacoseira Thwaites (Bacillariophyceae). I. Aulacoseira distans and similar taxa. Nova Hedwigia 52(1/2): 89-112, pls I-X.

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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