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Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Foslie

Publication details
Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Foslie 1904: 22

Published in: Foslie, M. (1904). Den botaniske samling. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1903: 22.

Publication date: 23.vi.1904

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 Hydrolithon sargassi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Misaki, [Osaka Prefecture?], Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141). Holotype: Y.Yendo; April 1903; "paa luftbl. især af [= on air bubbles especially of] Sargassum serratifolia". TRH A16-1010 (Chamberlain 1994: 129).

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.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Foslie, M. (1904). Description of Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Fosl. Det Kgl. Norske Vid. Selsk. Skr. Aarsb. 1903: 22.

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