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Melobesia farinosa f. borealis 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 farinosa f. borealis Foslie
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia farinosa f. borealis Foslie
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia farinosa f. borealis Foslie
Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237.. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Melobesia farinosa f. borealis Foslie
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain Mediterranean
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Publication details
Melobesia farinosa f. borealis Foslie 1905: 96

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.
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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 Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland (Foslie 1905: 96). Lectotype: M.H. Foslie; 18 April 1899; “"sample a"” on Gigartina [Mastocarpus stellatus].. TRH A15-884 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 125). Notes: Chamberlain (1994: 116) records selecting a lectotype in TRH. Syntypes from Sweden (Koster), Denmark (Nyköbing Mors), and Norway (Hvalöerne).

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Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. London: HMSO.

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: 10 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 02 February 2017 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 20 November 2018.

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