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Mesophyllum conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Mesophyllum conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 23

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

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

Lithothamnion conchatum Setchell & Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Point Joe, Monterey County, California (Athanasiadis, Lebednik & Adey 2004: 140). Lectotype: not indicated; 10 January 1899; "paa [= on] Cheilosporum". TRH B7-2541 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 340). Notes: Lectotype (figs 54-64): Includes two slides(#729 and #1578). Isolectotype: In UC 737624.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion conchatum Setchell & Foslie 1902
Polyporolithon conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) L.R.Mason 1953

Habitat notes
On geniculate corallines (Calliarthron, Bossiella, Corallina), more often found on Calliarthron in the littoral zone to at least 10 m depth (Athanasiadis et al. 2004 referring to Adey & Johansen 1972). - (28 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A., Lebednik, P. & Adey, W.H. (2004). The genus Mesophyllum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the northern Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 43: 126-165.

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