Melobesia cristata ( )
Melobesia cristata (Meneghini) Ardissone 1883: 447
Published in: Ardissone, F. (1883). Phycologia mediterranea. Parte prima, Floridee. Memorie della Società Crittogamologica Italiana 1: i-x, 1-516.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tenarea tortuosa (Esper) Me.Lemoine
Lithophyllum cristatum Meneghini
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Titanoderma byssoides (Lamarck) Chamberlain & Woekerling
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.