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Melosira vitrea Lohman & Andrews

Publication details
Melosira vitrea Lohman & Andrews 1968: 12; pl. 1, fig. 10

Published in: Lohman, K.E. & Andrews, G.W. (1968). Late Eocene nonmarine diatoms from the Beaver Divide Area, Fremont County, Wyoming. Geological Survey Professional Paper, Contributions to Paleontology 593E: E1-E26, 2 pls..

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 Aulacoseira vitrea (Lohman & Andrews) Simonsen

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of glass, glassy; i.e., transparent and greenish (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Late Eocene: Wagon Bed Formation, Beaver Divide área, Fremont Co., Wyomong, USA

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
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 July 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 20 May 2019.

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