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Melosira japonica F.Meister, nom. illeg. 1913

Publication details
Melosira japonica F.Meister 1913: 305, pl. 4: fig. 1, nom. illeg.

Published in: Meister, F. (1913). Beiträge zur Bacillariaceenflora Japan. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde 8: 305-312.

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 ambigua f. japonica Tuji & D.M.Williams

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Melosira japonica Pantocsek, 1892. - (17 Oct 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Tuji, A. & Williams, D.M. (2008). Type examination of Japanese diatoms described by Friedrich Meister (1913) from Lake Suwa. Bulletin of the National Science Museum Series B (Botany) 33(2): 68-79, 52 figs.

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