Melobesia mediterranea ( ) Me.
Titanoderma mediterraneum (Foslie) Woelkerling
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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.
Litholepis mediterranea Foslie
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 19 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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.