Melobesia marginata & 1902
Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie in Foslie 1902: 10
Published in: Foslie, M. (1902). New species or forms of Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1902(2): 1-11.
Publication date: between 11.ix 20.xi.1902
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Bodega Bay, California. (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 230). Lectotype: Gibbs no. 68; 10.xii.1898; on "Laurencia pinnatifida". TRH B1-1629 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 229). Notes: Dawson 1960 stated that the lectotype, Setchell & Gibbs 68, Dec 1898 is in Herb. Trondheim. an isotype is in Herb. U.C (194576)
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).
Epilithon marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie
Lithophyllum marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie 1905
Lithothamnion marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie 1908
This is a marine species.
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Foslie, M. (1904). Description of Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Fosl. Det Kgl. Norske Vid. Selsk. Skr. Aarsb. 1903: 22.
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