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Melobesia vanheurckii (Heydrich) De Toni

Publication details
Melobesia vanheurckii (Heydrich) De Toni 1924: 649

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1924). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. VI. Florideae. Sectio V. Additamenta. pp. i-xi, 1-767. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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 Boreolithon vanheurckii (Heydrich) A.S.Harvey & Woelkerling

Lithothamnion vanheurckii Heydrich

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Jersey 1903 et 1904, Ste-Brelade, EP. sur Aglaosphenia attaché à un Halidrys. H. Y. H." [St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands; Aglaosphenia is a genus of hydroids of the family Aglaopheniidae] (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995: 374). Lectotype: H. Van Heurck; February 1903; AWH unnumbered (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995 Notes: Lectotype designated by Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 199). Isolectotypes: TRH and PC.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Harvey, A.S. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of Austrolithon intumescens gen. et. sp. nov. and Boreolithon van-heurckii (Heydrich) gen. et. comb. nov. (Austrolithoideae subfam. nov., Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 34: 362-382.

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