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Melobesia pacifica Masaki, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Melobesia pacifica Masaki 1968: 8, pl. 1: figs 39, 40, nom. illeg.

Published in: Masaki, T. (1968). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 16: 1-80, 79 plates.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia tomitaroi Kloczcova

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shireto-miskai, Kushiro, Hokkaido (Yoshida 1997: 166). Holotype: T. Masaki; 14 February 1958; Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University (Yoshida 1997: 166). Notes: Type: HAK (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1997). Japanese marine algae: new combinations, new names and new species. Phycological Research 45: 163-167.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 August 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 20 September 2018.

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