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Melobesia nodosa (Kjellman) Decaisne 1842

Publication details
Melobesia nodosa (Kjellman) Decaisne 1842: 126

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia farinosa J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion nodosum (Kützing) Woelkerling

Basionym
Spongites nodosus Kützing

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

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

General environment
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
Woelkerling, W.J. (1985). A taxonomic reassessment of Spongites (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of Kützing's original collections. British Phycological Journal 20: 123-153, 51 figs, 3 tables.

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