Litholepis accola Foslie 1907: 22
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia accola (Foslie) Me.Lemoine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hao, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 137). Holotype: Seurat (P. Hariot nr. 20); 20.xii.1904; TRH A16-988 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 137). Notes: "Data on TRH specimen box mistakenly lists ‘Hao’ as being in Tahiti and does not include collector or collection date. Entry in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 36 reads 'Hariot, Tahiti, Hao, no. 20, Mus. Paris, 4.1907']" (Woelkering et al. 2005: 137).
Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 247-309. Uppsala: Almquist & Wiksells.
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.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 11 February 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.