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Melobesia zostericola (Foslie) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Hapalidiaceae
Subfamily Melobesioideae
Genus Melobesia

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Melobesia zostericola (Foslie) Foslie
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Monostroma applanatum Gain

Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Melobesia zostericola (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 25

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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Publication date: between 30.ix.1907 and 27.i.1908

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 Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita

Basionym
Lithophyllum zostericola Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Marine Lab. at Sagami Prov., Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 136). Lectotype: Yendo 1899 No. 1; 1899; on Zostera. TRH A15-985 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 136).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

Source of current name
Kloczcova, N.G. (1987). Korallinovye vodorosli (Rhodophyta) dalnevostochnykh morei SSSR. Rody Melobesia Lamour., Fosliella Howe i Pneophyllum Kütz. [Corallinoid algae (Rhodophyta) of seas of the Far East of the USSR. Genera Melobesia Lamour., Fosliella Howe and Pneophyllum Kütz.]. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshykh Rasteniy 24: 25-34.

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