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Melosira spinosa Pantocsek

Publication details
Melosira spinosa Pantocsek 1892: pl. 28: fig. 413. No descr. (1892). 62 (1905) as M. pethöi.

Published in: Pantocsek, J. (1892). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fossilen Bacillarien Ungarns. Teil III: Süsswasser Bacillarien. Anhang-analysen 15 neuer Depots von Bulgarien, Japan, Mahern, Russland und Ungarn. pp. pls 1-42. Nagytapolcsány Topo: Buchdrucherei von Julius Platzko.
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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 Melosira pethoi Pantocsek

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Hungary (Marine Tertiary).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Pantocsek, J. (1905). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der fossilen Bacillarien Ungarns. Teil 3, Beschreibung neuer Bacillarien. pp. 1-118, pls. 1-42. Pozony: Buchdruckerei C.F. Wigand.

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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 25 May 2019.

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