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Melobesia confervicola (Kützing) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Hapalidiaceae
Subfamily Melobesioideae
Genus Melobesia

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Melobesia confervicola (Kützing) Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia confervicola (Kützing) Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia confervicola (Kützing) Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia confervicola (Kützing) Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Pneophyllum confervicola (Kützing) Y.M.Chamberlain
© Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication details
Melobesia confervicola (Kützing) Foslie 1900: 6 (as 'confevicolum' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Remarks on Melobesiae in Herbarium Crouan. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(7): 1-16.
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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 Pneophyllum confervicola (Kützing) Y.M.Chamberlain

Basionym
Phyllactidium confervicola Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 267). Holotype: on Conferva vasta. L 941.156-120 (Chamberlain 1994: 137).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), based upon the old generic name Conferva & the Latin, colo (I inhabit).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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: 30 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 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 September 2018.

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