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Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Hapalidiaceae
Subfamily Melobesioideae
Genus Melobesia

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Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Ireland. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Ireland. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at low water. 18 Apr 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock under Fucus serratus. 04 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Adey Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock under Fucus serratus
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug 1852: 514

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Adey

Eponomy
Named for Sébastien René Lenormand (1796-1871), French lawyer and phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Arromanches-les-Bains, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 265). Lectotype: September 1847; LD herb. alg. Agardh 50674 (Woelkerling 1988: 219). Notes: Isolectotype CN.

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Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1966). The genera Lithothamnium, Leptophytum (nov. gen.) and Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 28: 321-370, 112 figs, tables I-VI.

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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 20 September 2018.

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