Melobesia dentata (Kützing)
Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie Mediterranean
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Melobesia dentata (Kützing) Decaisne 1842: 126
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie
Spongites dentatus Kützing
Type locality: Neapel [Gulf of Naples] (Woelkerling 1985: 129). Holotype: L 943.7-69 (Woelkerling 1985: 125).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 December 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.