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Melobesia agariciformis Areschoug

Publication details
Melobesia agariciformis Areschoug 1851: 516

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 Lithophyllum dentatum (K├╝tzing) Foslie

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

Taxonomic notes
Woelkerling (1998: 245) records this as a synonym of Millepora agariciformis.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Lamarck's nullipores. In: Non-geniculate Coralline Red Algae and the Paris Muséum: Systematics and Scientific History. (Woelkerling, W.J. & Lamy, D. Eds), pp. 101-404. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum/A.D.A.C.

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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 23 September 2018.

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