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Melobesia cymodoceae Foslie

Publication details
Melobesia cymodoceae Foslie 1901: 23

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.
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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 cymodoceae (Foslie) Penrose

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991: 527). Lectotype: F. v. Mueller; 1862; "paa blade af [= on blades of] Cymodocea antarctica". TRH A15-797 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 116). Notes: Designated by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 32).

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Source of current name
Penrose, D. (1992). Hydrolithon cymodoceae (Foslie) comb. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in southern Australia and its relationships to Fosliella. Phycologia 31: 89-100, 30 figs.

Key references
Jones, P.L. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1984). An analysis of trichocyte and spore germination attributes as taxonomic characters in the Pneophyllum-Fosliella complex (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 23: 183-194, 20 figs.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Southern Australian species of Melobesia (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 507-533, 37 figs, 2 tables.

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.

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.

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