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Melobesia accola (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Melobesia accola (Foslie) Me.Lemoine in Børgesen 1924: 289

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 247-309. Uppsala: Almquist & Wiksells.
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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.

Basionym
Litholepis accola Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Hao, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 137). Holotype: Seurat (P. Hariot nr. 20); 20.xii.1904; TRH A16-988 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 137). Notes: "Data on TRH specimen box mistakenly lists ‘Hao’ as being in Tahiti and does not include collector or collection date. Entry in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 36 reads 'Hariot, Tahiti, Hao, no. 20, Mus. Paris, 4.1907']" (Woelkering et al. 2005: 137).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Litholepis accola Foslie 1907
Lithoporella accola (Foslie) Adey 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

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