Melobesia lenormandii 1852
Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey Ireland
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Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug 1852: 514
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Named for Sébastien René Lenormand (1796-1871), French lawyer and phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Arromanches-les-Bains, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 265). Lectotype: September 1847; LD herb. alg. Agardh 50674 (Woelkerling 1988: 219). Notes: Isolectotype CN.
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
Adey, W.H. (1966). The genera Lithothamnium, Leptophytum (nov. gen.) and Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 28: 321-370, 112 figs, tables I-VI.
Created: 19 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 November 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 18 September 2020.