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Mesocena elliptica (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Publication details
Mesocena elliptica (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1844: 84

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Mittheilung über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrik. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1844: 57-97.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesocena is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bachmannocena elliptica (Ehrenberg) Bukry

Basionym
Dictyocha elliptica Ehrenberg

Type information
Greece: Zante

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).

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

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
Bukry, D. (1987). Eocene siliceous and calcareous Phytoplankton, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 95. Init. Repts. DSDP 95: 395-415, 1 fig., 4 tables, 7 pl.

Created: 21 June 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 21 June 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Jousé, A.P. (1973). The Mesocena elliptica Ehr. zone in the Pleistocene sediments of the Pacific Ocean. Oceanology (AG Transl.) 13: 386-94.
Saito, T. & Burckle, L.H. (1977). Occurrence of silicoflagellate Mesocena elliptica. Geol. Soc. Amer. Mem. 145: 449-64.
Saito, T. & Burckle, L.H. (1977). Occurrence of silicoflagellate Mesocena elliptica: further evidence of the age of Wakimoto Formation, Oga Peninsula, Japan and recognition of the Jaramillo event. J. Geol. Soc. Japan 83: 181-86.

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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 15 December 2019.

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