Hydrolithon farinosum var. solmsianum ( ) Babbini & , nom. inval.
Hydrolithon farinosum var. solmsianum (Falkenberg) Babbini & Bressan 1997: 214, nom. inval. (as 'solmsiana' )
Published in: Babbini, L. & Bressan, G. (1997). Recensement de Corallinacées de la Mer Méditerranée et considérations phytogéographiques. Bibliotheca Phycologica 103: 1-421.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain
Melobesia solmsiana Falkenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: attributed to Foslie by Babbini & Bressan and others, but the combination apparently was not made by Foslie; name in Babbini & Bressan (1997: 214) invalid as the supposed basionym was not cited. - (28 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Schneider, C.W. (2003). An annotated checklist and bibliography of the marine macroalgae of the Bermuda Islands. Nova Hedwigia 76: 275-361, 1 fig.
Created: 18 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2020.