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Mesophyllum lamellatum (Setchell & Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Mesophyllum lamellatum (Setchell & Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 25

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnion lamellatum Setchell & Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Cypress Point, Monterey County, California. (Dawson 1960: 19). Lectotype: Setchell & Gibbs (Setchell #3075); 9 January 1899; Attached to a species of Gelidiaceae and a species of Leptophytum. TRH B17-2554 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 343). Notes: Lectotype designated by Athanasiadis et al. (2004). Paratypes in UC (266384, 737622) and TRH (unnumbered). Athanasiadis et al. (2004) note that the type material was collected in the littoral zone, growing on geniculate coralline fronds (and stones according to Foslie's protologue and annotations in TRH).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion lamellatum Setchell & Foslie 1903

Taxonomic notes
Athahansiadis et al. (2004) confirmed this species only from Monterey Co., California, and considered that all other records from California and Oregon required verification.

Habitat notes
Type material collected in the littoral zone, growing on geniculate coralline fronds (and stones according to Foslie's protologue and annotations in TRH); lectotype attached to a species of Gelidiaceae and a species of Leptophytum; all other material from the low littoral zone, some associated with Leptophytum sp. (Athanasiadis et al. 2004). - (28 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A., Lebednik, P. & Adey, W.H. (2004). The genus Mesophyllum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the northern Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 43: 126-165.

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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 24 January 2019.

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