Epilithon corticiforme (Kützing)
Epilithon corticiforme (Kützing) Heydrich 1908: 92
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux
Melobesia corticiformis Kützing
Type locality: Ad Gelidium corneum in mari atlantico [Atlantic Ocean] (Kützing 1849: 696). Holotype: L 943.68-282 (Woelkerling & Verheij 1995: 42).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Southern Australian species of Melobesia (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 507-533, 37 figs, 2 tables.
Created: 22 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.