Mesocena venusta D.Bukry 1977
Mesocena venusta D.Bukry 1977: 832; pl. 1, fig. 11-13
Published in: Bukry, D. (1977). Coccolith and silicoflagellate stratigraphy, south Atlantic Ocean, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 39. Init. Repts. DSDP 39: , Coccolith and silicoflagellate stratigraphy, south Atlantic Ocean, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 39.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesocena is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bachmannocena venusta (D.Bukry) D.Bukry
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), charming.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
São Paulo Plateau, off coast of Brazil (28º 17.22'S, 41º 05.28'W) Middle Eocene
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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.