Melobesia sargassi ( )
Melobesia sargassi (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 6
Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Pleiostroma, a new subgenus of Melobesia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(11): 1-7.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon sargassi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain
Type locality: Misaki, [Osaka Prefecture?], Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141). Holotype: Y.Yendo; April 1903; "paa luftbl. især af [= on air bubbles especially of] Sargassum serratifolia". TRH A16-1010 (Chamberlain 1994: 129).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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: 28 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Foslie, M. (1904). Description of Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Fosl. Det Kgl. Norske Vid. Selsk. Skr. Aarsb. 1903: 22.
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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 16 November 2018.