Melobesia mediocris ( ) & L.R.
Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleri
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Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 95
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). New or little known crustaceous corallines from Pacific North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 29: 92-97.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA (Silva 1979: 319). Holotype: C.L. Anderson; x.1876; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3337 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 469).
Shallow subtidal and low intertidal; tide pool; epiphytic on Phyllospadix (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California (Dawson 1960: 7). Type: C.L. Anderson; Nov. 1873; on Phyllospadix. Herb. Trondheim (Dawson 1960: 7). Notes: An isotype is in Herb. U.C (194592).
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Lee, R.K.S. (1970). Developmental morphology of the crustaceous alga Melobesia mediocris. Canadian Journal of Botany 48: 437-446.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2019.