Melosira vitrea Lohman & Andrews
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..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira vitrea (Lohman & Andrews) Simonsen
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.