Melobesia confervoides Funk 1955: 98, pl. XXVIII: fig. 7
Published in: Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Taxon inquirendum (Furnari, pers. comm.). According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Pneophyllum confervicola (Kützing) Chamberlain.
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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 21 September 2018.