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Melobesia caspica Foslie

Publication details
Melobesia caspica Foslie 1899: 131

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Melobesia caspica, a new alga. Öfversigt af Kongeliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1898(9): 131-133.

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 Lithophyllum pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Foslie

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: [no country, no locality] Kaspiske hav [= Caspian Sea] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 138). Holotype: Ostroumow; 1899; TRH A16-999 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 138).

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Source of current name
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.

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: 16 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Foslie, M. (1900). Melobesia caspica, a new alga. Öfversigt af Kongeliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1898(9): 131-133.

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