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Melobesia paschalis Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Melobesia paschalis Me.Lemoine 1924: 289, fig. 32 f, g

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1924). Melobesieae. in, Børgesen, F. Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. Vol. II Botany. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 285-290. Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri.

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 Fosliella paschalis (Me.Lemoine) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island (Børgesen 1924: 289). Holotype: Carl Skottsberg; date not indicated; PC General Herbarium (see Anderson & Athanasiadis, 1992: 31) (Woelkerling 1998: 378). Notes: Holotype fragment: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1930). Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19: 109-215, Plates 4-15.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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