Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth 1990

Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth

Current name: Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC - 17 March 2008. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth 1990: 195

Published in: Haworth, E.Y. (1990). Diatom name validation. Diatom Research 5(1): 195-196.

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Publication date: Sept 1990

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Melosira italica subsp. subarctica O.Müller

Type Information
Syntype localities: Iceland: Heidi and Thingvallavatn; (Müller 1906: 78) Lectotype (Thingvallavatn, designated by Tuji & Houk 2004: 37): C.H. Ostenfeld; S; "Thingvallavatn. 31. III. 1903" and "o.m" (Tuji & Houki 2004: 37)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), subarctic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 May 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 May 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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