Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) Setchell 1943
Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) SetchellRottnest Island, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman
Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) Setchell 1943: 131
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 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).
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022