Melobesia galapagensis (Foslie) W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication Details
Melobesia galapagensis (Foslie) W.R.Taylor 1945: 176

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lithothamnion galapagense Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Wenman Island, Galapagos [more generally known as Wolf Island]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 228) Holotype: Snodgrass & Heller; xii.1888; no habitat data on type; TRH; B1-1621 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 228)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 December 2023

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