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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Silva et al. (1996: 236) cite this as a taxonomic synonym of Hydrolithon cymodoceae. - (20 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1905). New lithothamnia and systematical remarks. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(5): 1-9.
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.
Created: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.