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Epilithon corticiforme (Kützing) Heydrich

Publication details
Epilithon corticiforme (Kützing) Heydrich 1908: 92

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Epilithon is Epilithon membranaceum (Esper) Heydrich.

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

Basionym
Melobesia corticiformis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Ad Gelidium corneum in mari atlantico [Atlantic Ocean] (Kützing 1849: 696). Holotype: L 943.68-282 (Woelkerling & Verheij 1995: 42).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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.

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