Aulacoseira islandica (O.Müller) Simonsen 1979

Publication Details
Aulacoseira islandica (O.Müller) Simonsen 1979: 60

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71, 3 figs, 3 appendices.

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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 islandica O.Müller

Type Information
Type locality: Lake Thingvallavatn (Southern Iceland); (Ulotseva & Likhoshway 2007: 211) Type: C; permanent slides (Ulotseva & Likhoshway 2007: 211, fig. 1) Notes: Collected on December 14, 1902, January 23, 1903 and March 31, 1903.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Iceland (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 26 September 2023

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