Melobesia mamillaris Duchassaing, nom. illeg.
Melobesia mamillaris Duchassaing 1850: 33, no fig., nom. illeg.
Published in: Duchassaing, P. (1850). Animaux radiaires des Antilles. pp. 1-33, 2 pls. Paris: Typographie Plon Frères, rue de Vaugirard, 36.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: According to Wynne (2014: 102) "This same binomial had been validated the previous year by Harvey (1849), who cited collections from syntype localities of Bahia, Brazil; Tierra del Fuego; Ilhas do Cabo Verde; and Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa. The Harvey species is currently known as Neogoniolithon mamillare (Harv.) Setch. & L. R. Mason." - (10 Dec 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The discovery of Antillean algal taxa described by Duchassaing in 1850. Feddes Repertorium 124: 101-104.
Created: 10 December 2014 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 19 September 2018.