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Melobesia limitata (Foslie) Rosenvinge

Publication details
Melobesia limitata (Foslie) Rosenvinge 1917: 245-249

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 Pneophyllum limitatum (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Basionym
Melobesia lejolisii f. limitata Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Lendrup Røn, Limfjorden, Denmark (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 133). Lectotype: L.K. Rosenvinge no. 3807; 22 August 1892; "paa luftbl. og løvet af [= on air bubbles and leaves of]Fucus vesiculosus". TRH A15-964 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 133). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Chamberlain (1983: 376) and Rosenvinge (1909: 27) for further information regarding the lectotype locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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 25 September 2018.

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