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Melobesia antarctica (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Harvey

Publication details
Melobesia antarctica (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Harvey

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Heydrich

Basionym
Melobesia verrucata var. antarctica J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Isla Hermite, Cape Horn (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 273). Lectotype: J.D. Hooker; BM unnumbered (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 560). Notes: Hermite Island (Cape Horn). Designated by May & Woelkerling (1988: 68).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 27 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 21 September 2018.

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