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Melosira granulata var. jonensis Grunow 1882

Publication details
Melosira granulata var. jonensis Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. LXXXVII [87] figs 23-26

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 Aulacoseira jonensis (Grunow) Houk & Klee

Type information
USA: California: Joney Valley

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), granulate (Stearn 1973).

Eponomy
From the Jone Valley deposit, California.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
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

Taxonomic notes
According to Edlund et al. (2003: 236), this is a synonym of Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg)Simonsen, morphotype curvata. - (29 May 2006) - Wendy Guiry

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

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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.

Key references
Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.

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