Mesocena ovata D.Bukry
Mesocena ovata D.Bukry 1978: 786; pl. 3, fig. 6
Published in: Bukry, D. (1978). Cenozoic coccolith, silicoflagellate, and diatom stratigraphy, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 44. Init. Repts. DSDP 44: , Cenozoic coccolith, silicoflagellate, and diatom stratigraphy, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 44.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesocena is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bachmannocena ovata (D.Bukry) D.Bukry
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
J-anomaly ridge S of Grands Banks, NW Atlantic Ocean (40 21.65N, 51 39.80W) Upper Paleocene
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: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 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 11 December 2019.