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Melobesia canescens Foslie 1900

Publication details
Melobesia canescens Foslie 1900: 6

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Five new calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(3): 1-6.
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Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900

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 canescens (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: at the Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143). Holotype: Y.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens". TRH A17-1023 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143).

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.

Key references
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: 01 January 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.

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