Melobesia fertilis Me.
Melobesia fertilis Me.Lemoine 1930: 49-50, fig. 12, pl. I: fig. 5
Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [M.] (1929). Les Corallinacées de l'Archipel des Galapagos et du Golfe de Panama. Archives du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris], Sixième Série 4: 37-88, 35 figs, IV pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fosliella fertilis (Me.Lemoine) Segonzac
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Station 2, Coiba Island, Gulf of Panama, Pacific Oceania (Woelkerling 1998: 371). Holotype: C. Crossland; date not indicated but material forms part of the St George Expedition 1923-1924; BM algal box collection 1768 (Woelkerling 1998: 371). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2019.