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Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie

Publication details
Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie in Foslie 1902: 10

Published in: Foslie, M. (1902). New species or forms of Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1902(2): 1-11.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Epilithon marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie
Lithophyllum marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie 1905
Lithothamnion marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie 1908

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bodega Bay, California. (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 230). Lectotype: Gibbs no. 68; 10.xii.1898; on "Laurencia pinnatifida". TRH B1-1629 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 229). Notes: Dawson 1960 stated that the lectotype, Setchell & Gibbs 68, Dec 1898 is in Herb. Trondheim. an isotype is in Herb. U.C (194576)

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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.

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Verified by: 04 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Foslie, M. (1904). Description of Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Fosl. Det Kgl. Norske Vid. Selsk. Skr. Aarsb. 1903: 22.

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