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Melobesia notarisii Dufour

Publication details
Melobesia notarisii Dufour 1861: 39

Published in: Dufour, L. (1861). Quadro delle Melobesie del mare di Genova. Comm. Soc. crittog. italica 1: 37-40.

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 Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Antibes, France (Woelkerling 1998: 375). Lectotype: collector not indicated; 30.i.1859; PC unnumbered, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 130, filed under Melobesia); designated by Woelkerling, Penrose & Chamberlain, 1993: 329 (Woelkerling 1998: 375). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, unnumbered, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, now filed under Melobesia notarisii); TRH, unnumbered, includes slide 19.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Penrose, D. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). A reassessment of type collections of non-geniculate Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) described by C. Montagne and L. Dufour, and of Melobesia brassica-florida Harvey. Phycologia 32: 323-331, 18 figs, 1 table.

Key references
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.

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.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Athanasiadis, A. (1997). On the typification and taxonomic status of Melobesia notarisii Dufour (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 36: 410-415, 3 figs, 1 table.

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