Mesocena elliptica var. quadrangula ( ex Haeckel) M.Hajós
Mesocena elliptica var. quadrangula (Ehrenberg ex Haeckel) M.Hajós 1968: 69
Published in: Hajós, M. (1968). Mátraalja Miocén Üledékeinek Diatomái [Die Diatomeen der Miozänen Ablagerungen des Mátravorlandes]. Geologica Hungarica, Series Paleontologica, Institutum Geologicum Hungaricum, Budapestini 37: -401.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesocena is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesocena quadrangula Haeckel
Mesocena quadrangula Haeckel
North Atlantic: Faeröe Channel. Gulf Stream, 600 fathoms depth
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine 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
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 June 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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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 10 December 2019.