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Epilithon rosanoffii (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Epilithon rosanoffii (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 55

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Epilithon is Epilithon membranaceum (Esper) Heydrich.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia rosanoffii (Foslie) Lemoine

Basionym
Lithothamnion rosanoffii Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia (Hooper 1987: 235). Holotype: TRH B1-1674 (includes slides 1342, 1641, and one unnumbered slide) (Hooper 1987: 235). Notes: Depicted in Wilks & Woelkerling (1991: figs 23, 24). See also Woekkerling (1993: 191). Growing on Acropora sp. (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
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.

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

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