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Melobesia cystoseirae Hauck

Publication details
Melobesia cystoseirae Hauck 1883: 266, pl. III [3]: figs 1, 2, 6 (as 'Cystosirae' )

Published in: Hauck, F. (1883). Die Meeresalgen Deutschlands und Österreichs. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 113-320. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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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 Lithophyllum cystoseirae (Hauck) Heydrich

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "im Adriatischen Meere" [probably Trieste as there are Hauck specimens in TRH] (Hauck 1883: 266). Holotype: on Cystoseira and Peyssonnelia.. L 943.10-32 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 144).

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Source of current name
Heydrich, F. (1897). Corallinaceae, insbesondere Melobesieae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15: 34-70, 3 figs, pl. III.

Key references
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.

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