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Melosira oamaruensis E.Grove & G.Sturt

Publication details
Melosira oamaruensis E.Grove & G.Sturt 1887: 145; pl. XIII, fig. 48,49

Published in: Grove, E. & Sturt, G. (1887). On a fossil marine diatomaceous deposit from Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand. Appendix. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club, Series 2 3(19): 131-148, pls 10-14.

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 Bipalla oamaruensis (Grove & Sturt) Glezer

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Glezer, Z.I. [Gleser, S.I. or Z.I.], Makarova, I.V., Moisseeva, A.I. & Nikolaev, V.A. (1992). The diatoms of the USSR fossil and Recent. Vol. II. fasc. 2: Stephanodiscaceae, Ectodictyonaceae, Paraliaceae, Radialiplicataceae, Pseudopodosiraceae, Trochosiraceae, Melosiraceae, Aulacosiraceae. pp. 1-128, 68 pls. St. Petersburg: NAUKA St.-Petersburg branch.

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Verified by: 24 February 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.

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