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Melosira youngii f. canadensis (Hustedt) Kaczmarska 1985

Publication details
Melosira youngii f. canadensis (Hustedt) Kaczmarska 1985: 68

Published in: Kaczmarska, I. (1985). The diatom flora of Miocene lacustrine diatomites from the Harper Basin, Oregon, U.S.A. Acta Paleobotanica 25(1, 2): 33-100, XII pl., 1 table.

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 canadensis (Hustedt) Simonsen

Basionym
Melosira canadensis Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Canada: British Columbia; USA: Oregon: Harper (Index Nominum Algarum).

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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: 22 November 2013 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 09 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

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