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Corallina membranacea Esper

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina membranacea Esper
microscope, North of Portugal, Vila do conde, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Corallina membranacea Esper
microscope, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Corallina membranacea Esper
Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008; VSm conceptacle. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Corallina membranacea Esper
microscope, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Corallina membranacea Esper
microscope uniporate and multiporate conceptacles, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Corallina membranacea Esper
microscope on Osmundea osmunda, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Corallina membranacea Esper
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Corallina membranacea Esper
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Corallina membranacea Esper
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Phitymophora linearis (Laing) Kylin

Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux microscope on Osmundea osmunda, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Corallina membranacea Esper 1796: pl. Corallina XII

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1796). Fortsetzungen der Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Lieferung 6. pp. 149-168, 11 plates [numbered by genus]. Nürnberg.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Corallina membranacea Esper 1806: Corallina Tab. XII (Womersley 1996: 168). - (25 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: West coast of France (Dawson 1960: 8). Lectotype: Esper, 1796, Corallina Tab. XII, figs 2, 3, and 4: Upper right specimen on unnumberd sheet labelled Melobesia membranacea by Lamouroux (epitype) CN sine numero (Woelkerling & Chamberlain 2007: 233). Notes: Woelkerling and Chamberlain (2007) note that the neotype of Chamberlain (1985) has to be superseded because the ICBN rules governing the selection of types have changed

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1812). Sur la classification des Polypiers coralligénes non entiérement pierreux. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 181-188.

Key references
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Southern Australian species of Melobesia (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 507-533, 37 figs, 2 tables.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (2007). The genus Melobesia (Hapalidiceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): typification update. Phycologia 46: 232-234.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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