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Melosira costata Greville 1866, p. 77; pl. 8, fig. 3-6
Published inGreville, R.K. 1866 [ref. 000984]. Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series XIX. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 14:77-86, pls VIII & IX.
TypeBM 4501, 53909, syntypes Lectotype: BM 4501, designated by Ross et al. in Txon 45: 15-16, 1996.Click here to view INA card. Click here to check this name in the INA website.
Type LocalityHong Kong BayLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsSkeletonema costatum (Greville) Cleve 1873
Stephanopyxis costata (Greville) Hustedt 1956