Melobesia hildenbrantioides (P. & H. )
Melobesia hildenbrantioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1898: 11
Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux
[Rade de Brest] "Sur Rhodymenia palmata, Furcellaria, Chondrus, etc., et sur les enveloppes d'œufs de squales. Pr. Aut. c." (Crouan & Crouan 1867: 149). Type: [Crouan frat.]; CO (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 196). Notes: Possible syntype: TRH B1-1623.
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.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2018.