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Melobesia thuretii Bornet

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Hapalidiaceae
Subfamily Melobesioideae
Genus Melobesia

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Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Cornwall, England; on Jania. 20 Jan 2015. David Fenwick Snr. © David Fenwick Snr (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Cornwall, England; on Jania. 20 Jan 2015. David Fenwick Snr. © David Fenwick Snr (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Choreonema thuretii, lower intertidal on Jania rubens, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
microscope, parasite (whitish pustules) on Jania rubens; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
microscope, parasite (whitish pustules) on Jania rubens; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
microscope on Jania rubens, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Mediterranean. SEM.. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Mediterranean; SEM. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia thuretii Bornet
Mediterranean.. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing

Choreonema thuretii (Bornet) F.Schmitz Mediterranean. SEM.
© Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication details
Melobesia thuretii Bornet 1878: 96, pl. L: figs 1-8 (as 'thureti' )

Published in: Thuret, G. & Bornet, É. (1878). Études phycologiques. Analyses d'algues marines. Publiées par les soins de M. le Dr Édouard Bornet. Ouvrage accompagné de cinquante planches gravées d'après les desssins de M. Alfred Riocreux. pp. [i-v], i-iii, 1-105, pls I-LI . Paris: G. Masson.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Choreonema thuretii (Bornet) F.Schmitz

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Pointe de Querqueville, France (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 34). Lectotype: E. Bornet; 31 December 1855; on Haliptilon squamatum. PC unnumbered, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 130, filed under Choreonema), includes one unnumbered slide; designated by Woelkerling, 1987: 113 (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 34). Notes: This type locality was first described by Woelkerling (1987a: 113). Extra information Woelkerling (1998: 381).

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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