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Melobesia zostericola (Foslie) 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 zostericola (Foslie) Foslie
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Monostroma applanatum Gain

Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Melobesia zostericola (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 25

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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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 zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita

Basionym
Lithophyllum zostericola Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Marine Lab. at Sagami Prov., Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 136). Lectotype: Yendo 1899 No. 1; 1899; on Zostera. TRH A15-985 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 136).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kloczcova, N.G. (1987). Korallinovye vodorosli (Rhodophyta) dalnevostochnykh morei SSSR. Rody Melobesia Lamour., Fosliella Howe i Pneophyllum Kütz. [Corallinoid algae (Rhodophyta) of seas of the Far East of the USSR. Genera Melobesia Lamour., Fosliella Howe and Pneophyllum Kütz.]. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshykh Rasteniy 24: 25-34.

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