Melobesia deformans Solms-Laubach
Melobesia deformans Solms-Laubach 1881: 53, 57, pl. 1 fig. 5, pl. 3, figs 12, 26
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Choreonema thuretii (Bornet) F.Schmitz
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), deforming, disfiguring (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Australia (precise locality not indicated) (Woelkerling 1998: 371). Holotype: W.H. Harvey; date not indicated; PC unnumbered Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 132, filed under Chaetolithon) (Woelkerling 1998: 371).
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1987). The disposition of Chaetolithon and its type species, C. deformans (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 26: 277-280.
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.