Mastophora melobesioides Foslie 1903

Publication Details
Mastophora melobesioides Foslie 1903: 24

Published in: Foslie, M. (1903). (Aarsberetning for 1902:) Den botaniske samling. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1902(7): 23-25.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mastophora is Mastophora licheniformis Decaisne.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithoporella melobesioides (Foslie) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: South Nilandu Island, Maldives; (Silva & al. 1996: 251) Lectotype: TRH; A1-38 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 28) Notes: Designated by Foslie (1904: 74).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 July 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 July 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 December 2022

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