Melobesia tenuis Decaisne 1842: 127
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sandwich Islands, Hawaii (Woelkerling 1998: 380). Holotype: collected during the voyage of the "Vénus", collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet) (Woelkerling 1998: 380).
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Created: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 December 2018.