Melobesia cymodoceae Foslie 1901: 23
Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon cymodoceae (Foslie) Penrose
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
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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Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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