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Titanoderma laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Titanoderma laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain 1991: 69

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Historical and taxonomic studies in the genus Titanoderma (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 21: 1-80, 247 figs, 3 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Titanoderma is Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Melobesia laminariae P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: Cherbourg, (rochers près le fort du Mengan), France (Chamberlain 1991: 70). Lectotype: P.-L. Crouan & H.-M. Crouan; February 1859; On Laminaria digitata. CO (Chamberlain 1991: 70). Notes: Type: under herbarium name Melobesia lithothamnioides. Lectotype selected by Chamberlain (1991: 70).

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Laminaria.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dermatolithon pustulatum f. laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Lithophyllum pustulatum var. laminariae Foslie
Melobesia laminariae P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Dermatolithon laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1900
Lithophyllum macrocarpum f. laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1900
Lithophyllum pustulatum f. laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1905

Taxonomic notes
Woelkerling & Campbell (1992) include Titanoderma in Lithophyllum but the genus is mantained by Irvine & Chamberlain (1994, p. 89).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Lithophylloideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles...Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 58-112. London: HMSO.

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