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Melobesia confervoides Funk

Publication details
Melobesia confervoides Funk 1955: 98, pl. XXVIII: fig. 7

Published in: Funk, G. (1955). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

Taxonomic notes
Taxon inquirendum (Furnari, pers. comm.). According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Pneophyllum confervicola (Kützing) Chamberlain.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 26 July 2011 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 14 November 2018.

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