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 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.

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

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 January 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 12 April 2024

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