Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie 1902

Publication Details
Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie 1902: 10

Published in: Foslie, M. (1902). New species or forms of Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1902(2): 1-11.

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Publication date: between 11.ix  20.xi.1902

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.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 October 2022

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