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Melosira monospina Gassé

Publication details
Melosira monospina Gassé 1980: 31, pl. 4: figs 9-11, 17-24; pl. 6: figs 1-0

Published in: Gasse, F. (1980). Les diatomées lacustres plio-pleistocenes du Gadeb (Ethiopie). Systématique, Paléoécologie, Bioestratigraphie. Revue Algologique, Mémoires hors-série nº 3: 249 pp.

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 monospina (Gassé) Kociolek & Khursevich

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Plioce - (12 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

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

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
Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.

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