Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) Setchell 1943

Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) Setchell

Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) SetchellRottnest Island, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) Setchell 1943: 131

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1943). Mastophora and the Mastophoreae: genus and subfamily of Corallinaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 29: 127-135.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Metamastophora.

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

Melobesia flabellata Sonder

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia (mouth of Swan River); (Silva & al. 1996: 260) Lectotype: Preiss, prior to 1845; MEL; 516739 (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991: 528) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey (1849 [1847-1849]: 108). Designated and depicted by Woelkerling (1980: 238, fig. 1).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Found on rock in intertidal pools and to depths of 48 m; subtidal vertical rock faces (Womersley 1996: 246).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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