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Melosira moisseeviae Lupikina 1984

Publication details
Melosira moisseeviae Lupikina in Bratseva & al. 1984: 272, pl. 75: figs 1-15

Published in: Lupikina, E.G. (1984). Presnovodye diatomei. [Freshwater diatoms]. In: Atlas of Fauna and Flora of the Neogene sediments of the Far East. Tochilinski Key Section of Western Kamchatka (Bratseva, G.M., Vitukhin, D.I. & Gitterman, R.E. et al., eds). Trudy Instituta Geologii, Akademiia Nauk SSSR 385: 272-281.

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 Pseudoaulacosira moisseeviae (Lupikina) Lupikina & Khursevich ex Usoltseva & Houk

Type information
Type locality: Late Miocene freshwater sediments of the West Kamchatka Peninsua (Usoltseva & Houk 2016: 39).

Described as a fossil.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Usoltseva, M, & Houk, V. (2016). Morphology and taxonomy of an almost forgotten fossil diatom, Gaillonella sculpta Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae). Diatom Research 31(1): 39-49.

Key references
Lupikina, E.G. & Khursevich, G.K. (1991). Pseudoaulacosira, a new genus of freshwater diatoms of the class Centrophyceae. Botanicheskii Zhurnal 76: 290-291.

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