Melobesia caspica Foslie 1899

Publication Details
Melobesia caspica Foslie 1899: 131

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Melobesia caspica, a new alga. Öfversigt af Kongeliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1898(9): 131-133.

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 Lithophyllum pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: [no country, no locality] Kaspiske hav [= Caspian Sea]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 138) Holotype: Ostroumow; 1899; TRH; A16-999 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 138)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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