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Melobesia galapagensis (Foslie) W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Melobesia galapagensis (Foslie) W.R.Taylor 1945: 176

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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.

Basionym
Lithothamnion galapagense Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Wenman Island, Galapagos [more generally known as Wolf Island] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 228). Holotype: Snodgrass & Heller; xii.1888; no habitat data on type. TRH B1-1621 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 228).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Epilithon galapaganse (Foslie) Foslie
Lithothamnion galapagense Foslie 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.

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