Melobesia coccinea (P. & H. )
Melobesia coccinea (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1898: 11
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.
Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.