Melobesia minutula Foslie 1904: 8
Published in: Foslie, M. (1904). Algologiske notiser. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1904(2): 1-9.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pneophyllum confervicola (Kützing) Y.M.Chamberlain
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Galtene" [now Galtane], ved [= near] Kirkøen [now Kjerkøy], Hvaløerne [Hvaler], Oslofjord, Norway (Foslie 1904: 8). Holotype: Foslie; 25.vii.1903; "paa [= on] Corallina officinalis". TRH A15-976 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 134).
Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. 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.
Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.