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Melosira hyperborea Grunow 1882

Publication details
Melosira hyperborea Grunow 1882: pl. LXXXV [85]: figs 3, 4

Published in: Grunow, A. (1882). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der fossilen Diatomeen Österreich-Ungarns. In: Beiträge zur Paläontologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients. II Band Pt 4. (Mojsisovics, E. & Neumayr, N. Eds), pp. 136-159. Wein: Alfred Hölder.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to the extreme north, northern (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (23 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lebour, M.V. (1930). The planktonic diatoms of northern seas. pp. [i]-ix, 1-244, pls I-IV. London: Printed for the Ray Society sold by Dulau & Co., Ltd. 32, Old Bond Street, London, W. 1.

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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 18 September 2021.

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