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Melobesia mediterranea (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

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 mediterranea (Foslie) Me.Lemoine
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia mediterranea (Foslie) Me.Lemoine
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Titanoderma mediterraneum (Foslie) Woelkerling
© Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication details
Melobesia mediterranea (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1924: 123

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1924). Corallinacées du Maroc. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences naturelles et physiques du Maroc 4(5/6): 113-114.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Basionym
Litholepis mediterranea Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Banyuls-sur-Mer, Pyrénées Orientales, France (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141). Holotype: Sauvageau; vi.1906; somewhat exposed place. TRH A16-1009 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Taxon inquirendum (Furnari, pers. comm.); nothing is said in the protologue about cell connections between filaments, and the type has yet to be re-examined to determine whether cell fusions or secondary pits occur Woelkerling, pers. comm.). - (28 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1988). The Coralline Red Algae: an analysis of the genera and subfamilies of nongeniculate Corallinaceae. pp. i-xi, 1-268, 259 figs, tables numbered by chapter. London & Oxford: British Museum (Natural History) & Oxford University Press.

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Verified by: 28 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 25 September 2018.

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