Melobesia kerguelena Dickie 1876: 51
Published in: Dickie, G. (1876). Notice of some marine algae from Kerguelen Island. Journal of Botany 14: 50-51.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion kerguelenum (Dickie) Foslie
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kerguelen (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Holotype: A.E. Eaton; December 1874 - February 1875; no habitat data on type. BM algal box collection 1102 (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); TRH, unnumbered, includes slide 361.
Dickie, G. (1876). Notes on algae found at Kerguelen Land by the Rev. A.E. Eaton. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 15: 198-204.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Created: 28 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 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 13 November 2018.