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Melosira youngii Skvortsov 1937

Publication details
Melosira youngii Skvortsov 1937: 194, pl. I [1]: figs 4-6 (as 'youngi' )

Published in: Skvortzov, B.V. (1937). Neogene diatoms from Eastern Shantung. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 17(2): 193-204, 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 youngii (Skvortsov) Kociolek & Khursevich

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Key references
Qi, Y.Z. (1995). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus IV Bacillariophyta Centicae. pp. [i-viii], i-v, 1-104, 9 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese with some English keys]

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