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Melobesia callithamnioides Falkenberg ex Solms-Laubach, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Melobesia callithamnioides Falkenberg ex Solms-Laubach 1881: 11, pl. I [1]: figs 9, 12, 13, nom. illeg.

Published in: Solms-Laubach, H. (1881). Die Corallinenalgen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-abschnitte (Monographie). Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeresabschnitte 4: 1-64, 3 pls. [in German]
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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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Melobesia callithamnioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Falkenberg, 1879. - (28 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 29 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 28 April 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 09 December 2018.

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