Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug 1852: 514
Original publication: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Sepcies genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Adey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Arromanches-les-Bains, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 265). Lectotype: September 1847; LD. Herb. Agardh 50673, selected by Woelkerling (1988: 219). Isolectotype CN. (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 224).
Source of synonymy
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Melobesia&species=lenormandii
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Melobesia&Species=lenormandii
Created: 19 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 September 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:121108