Lithothamnion corticiforme (Kützing)
Lithothamnion corticiforme (Kützing) Foslie 1898: 4 (as 'corticiformis' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). Systematical survey of the Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(2): 1-7.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux
Melobesia corticiformis Kützing
Type locality: Ad Gelidium corneum in mari atlantico [Atlantic Ocean] (Kützing 1849: 696). Holotype: L 943.68-282 (Woelkerling & Verheij 1995: 42).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Southern Australian species of Melobesia (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 507-533, 37 figs, 2 tables.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 22 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2019.