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Melosira cretacea Jousé 1951

Publication details
Melosira cretacea Jousé 1951: 44, pl. 1, figs 1, 3, 6

Published in: Jousé, A.P. (1951). Diatomeae et silicoflagellatae aetatis cretae superne montibus uralensibus septentrionalibus. Akad. Nauk USSR, Bot. Inst., Bot. Mater., Otdel sporovykh Rastenii 7: 42-65, Fig. 1-2, Pl. 1-6.

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 Ellerbeckia cretacea (Jousé) P.A.Sims & R.M.Crawford

Type information
Type locality: Russia: S. Urals: River Sinja (cretaceous) (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Synya River in the Polar Urals in mudstones of the Lower Campanian, Upper Cretaceous (Sims & Crawford, 2017).

Described as a fossil.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

see Sims & Crawford, 2017: 3.

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
Sims, P.A. & Crawford, R.M. (2017). Earliest records of Ellerbeckia and Paralia from Cretaceous deposits: a description of three species, two of which are new. Diatom Research 32(1): 1-9.

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G.M. 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 28 September 2021.

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