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Melosira westii W. Smith 1856, p. 59; pl. 52, fig. 333
Published inSmith, W. 1856 [ref. 001007]. Synopsis of British Diatomaceae. John Van Voorst, London 1856. 2:107 pp., pls. 32-60, 61-62, A-E.
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Type LocalityLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsGaillonella (Gallionella) westii (W. Smith) De Toni 1892
Lysigonium westii (W. Smith) O'Meara 1875
Melosira laevis var. westii (W. Smith) Østrup 1910
Pseudopodosira westii (W. Smith) Sheshukova-Poretzkaya in Sheshukova-Poretzkaya & Gleser 1964