Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre 1900
Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason Northern California
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Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie 1900: 5 (as 'mediocris' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Five new calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(3): 1-6.
Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Type locality: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA (Silva 1979: 319). Holotype: C.L. Anderson; x.1876; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3337 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 469).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). New or little known crustaceous corallines from Pacific North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 29: 92-97.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.