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Melobesia laminariae P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Publication details
Melobesia laminariae P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867: 150

Published in: Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1867). Florule du Finistère contenant les descriptions de 360 espèces nouvelles de sporogames, de nombreuses observations et une synonymic des plantes cellulaires et vasculaires qui croissent spontanément dans ce département, accompagnées de trente-deux planches où est représentée l'organographie, faite sur l'état vif, des fruits et des tissus de 198 genres d'algues avec la plante grandeur naturelle ou réduite plus une planche supplémentaire où sont figures 24 champignons nouveaux. pp. [i]-x, [1]-262, frontisp., pi. 1-31, + 1 suppl. pl., coloured liths. by H. Crouan. Paris & Brest: Friedrich Klincksieck & J.B. et A. Lefournier.
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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 Titanoderma laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Laminaria.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cherbourg, (rochers près le fort du Mengan), France (Chamberlain 1991: 70). Lectotype: P.-L. Crouan & H.-M. Crouan; February 1859; On Laminaria digitata. CO (Chamberlain 1991: 70). Notes: Type: under herbarium name Melobesia lithothamnioides. Lectotype selected by Chamberlain (1991: 70).

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Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Historical and taxonomic studies in the genus Titanoderma (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 21: 1-80, 247 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Lithophylloideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles...Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 58-112. London: HMSO.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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