Melobesia pustulata J.V.Lamouroux 1816

Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli

Current name: Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 01 January 0001. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Melobesia pustulata J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 315, pl. XII [12]: fig. 2

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli.

Type Information
Type locality: France; (Silva & al. 1996: 274) Lectotype: CN (Herb. Lamouroux); unnumbered (Womersley 1996: 229) Notes: Designated by Woelkerling, Chamberlain & Silva (1985: 325).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2024

 
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