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Melanothamnus somalensis Bornet & Falkenberg

Publication details
Melanothamnus somalensis Bornet & Falkenberg 1901: 684, pl. 21: figs 14-18

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Melanothamnus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 528). Lectotype: PC 584992 (: table 4, figs 3-8).

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Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Hayee-Memon, A. & Shameel, M. (1996). A taxonomic study of some red algae commonly growing on the coast of Karachi. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 5(2): 113-137.

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.

Created: 01 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 May 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Wynne, M.J. & Banaimoon, S.A. (1990). The occurrence of Jolyna laminarioides (Phaeophyta) in the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean and a new report of Melanothamnus somalensis (Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 33: 213-218, 12 figs.

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Wendy 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 18 October 2019.

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