Melobesia grandiuscula 1846
Melobesia grandiuscula Montagne 1846: 138
Published in: Montagne, J.F.C. (1846). Phyceae. In: Voyage autour du monde exécuté pendant les années 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette 'La Bonite' commandée par M. Vaillant. Botanique. Vol. 1. Cryptogames cellulaires et vasculaires. (Gaudichaud, C. Eds), pp. 1-112. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
Type locality: Algeria (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); designated by Woelkerling, Penrose & Chamberlain, 1993: 324 (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Notes: Lectotype fragments: TRH, A25-1492 includes slide 1656.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 09 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2021.