Melobesia prototypa ( )
Melobesia prototypa (Foslie) Foslie 1898: 11
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum prototypum (Foslie) Foslie
Lithothamnion prototypum Foslie
Type locality: St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (Womersley 1996: 227). Holotype: F.Børgesen; in litore [in the littoral zone] paa [on]
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 13 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.