Melosira granulata var. jonensis 1882
Melosira granulata var. jonensis Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVII  figs 23-26
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira jonensis (Grunow) Houk & Klee
USA: California: Joney Valley
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), granulate (Stearn 1973).
From the Jone Valley deposit, California.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (9 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry
According to Edlund et al. (2003: 236), this is a synonym of Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg)Simonsen, morphotype curvata. - (29 May 2006) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2007). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part II. Melosiraceae and Aulacoseiraceae (Supplement of Part I). Fottea 7(2): 85-108, plus pl. XLII-CXIV.
Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 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 25 September 2021.