Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943

Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.MasonDixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleriCoastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication Details
Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 95

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). New or little known crustaceous corallines from Pacific North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 29: 92-97.

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.

Basionym
Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA; (Silva 1979: 319) Holotype: C.L. Anderson; x.1876; no habitat data on type; TRH; C18-3337 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 469)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 07 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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