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Aulacoseira agassizii (Ostenfeld) Simonsen 1979

Publication details
Aulacoseira agassizii (Ostenfeld) Simonsen 1979: 56

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld

Type information
Type locality: Central Africa: Victoria Nyanza (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira agassizii Ostenfeld 1909

Habitat notes
Late Miocene-Recent. - (12 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Edgar, S.M. & Theriot, E.C. (2004). Phylogeny of Aulacoseira (Bacillariophyta) based on molecules and morphology. Journal of Phycology 40: 772-788.

Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

Created: 29 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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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 16 October 2021.

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