Melobesia macrocarpa Rosanoff 1866

Publication Details
Melobesia macrocarpa Rosanoff 1866: 74

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli.

Type Information
Type locality: Rochers des Flamands, Cherbourg, France; (Woelkerling 1998: 374) Lectotypes: collector not indicated; 19.iii.1863; CHE; Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg, no. 276; designated by Chamberlain, 1986: 205 (Woelkerling 1998: 374) Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 130, filed under Melobesia macrocarpa); PC, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); L, 941.156-125 (see Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 63); TRH, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, includes slide 574 (see Woelkerling, 1993: 140). Habitat: on Phyllophora crispa (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 108).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with large fruit.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 April 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 April 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022

 
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