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Melosira interrupta K.E.Lohman & G.W.Andrews 1968

Publication details
Melosira interrupta K.E.Lohman & G.W.Andrews 1968: 11, pl. 1: figs 3-5

Published in: Lohman, K.E. & Andrews, G.W. (1968). Late Eocene nonmarine diatoms from the Beaver Divide Area, Fremont County, Wyoming. Geological Survey Professional Paper, Contributions to Paleontology 593E: E1-E26, 2 pls..

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 interrupta (K.E.Lohman & G.W.Andrews) Simonsen

Type information
Wagon Bed Formation, Beaver Divide area, Fremont Co., Wyoming. Late Eocene

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), interrupted, not continued (Stearn 1973).

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

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

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

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