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Melobesia triplex Heydrich

Publication details
Melobesia triplex Heydrich 1902: 473

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1902). Quelques nouvelles Mélobésiées due Muséum d'histoire naturelles de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 8: 473-476.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
This name was listed in a paper by Hariot (1902: 472) published simultaneously with Heydrich's description (Silva et al. 1996: 236). - (20 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Silva et al. (1996: 236) cite this as a taxonomic synonym of Hydrolithon cymodoceae. - (20 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Fort Dauphin, Madagascar (Woelkerling 1998: 381). Holotype: Ferlus; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet) (Woelkerling 1998: 381).

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Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1905). New lithothamnia and systematical remarks. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(5): 1-9.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

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