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Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana (Falkenberg) Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana (Falkenberg) Me.Lemoine in Børgesen 1917: 171

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1917). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (3). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 145-240, figs 149-230.
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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 Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Basionym
Melobesia solmsiana Falkenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana (Falkenberg) Me.Lemoine)
Europe: France (Feldmann & Magne 1964, Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977).

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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 April 2019.

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