Melobesia pustulata var. canellata Kützing 1849
Melobesia pustulata var. canellata Kützing 1849: 696
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 pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli.
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 274) Lectotype: L; 940.317.503 (Chamberlain 1991: 61) Notes: Lectotype (L) selected by Chamberlain (1991: 61).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 19 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 06 April 2009
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 April 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023