Mesophyllum aemulans ( & M. ) W.H.Adey
Mesophyllum aemulans (Foslie & M.Howe) W.H.Adey 1970: 22
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melyvonnea aemulans (Foslie & M.Howe) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), rivalling, more or less equalling (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 September 2014 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 13 December 2018.