Titanoderma macrocarpum ( ) Y.M.Chamberlain
Titanoderma macrocarpum (Rosanoff) Y.M.Chamberlain 1986: 203
Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1986). A reassessment of the type specimens of Titanoderma verrucatum and T. macrocarpum (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae). Cryptogamie, Algologie 7: 193-213, 22 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Melobesia macrocarpa Rosanoff
Type locality: Rochers des Flamands, Cherbourg, France (Woelkerling 1998: 374). Lectotypes: collector not indicated; 19.iii.1863; CHE Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg, no. 276; designated by Chamberlain, 1986: 205 (Woelkerling 1998: 374). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 130, filed under Melobesia macrocarpa); PC, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); L, 941.156-125 (see Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 63); TRH, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, includes slide 574 (see Woelkerling, 1993: 140). Habitat: on Phyllophora crispa (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 108).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with large fruit.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum var. macrocarpum (Rosanoff) Chamberlain. Treated as taxonomically valid by Athanasiadis (2016: 308).
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1986). A reassessment of the type specimens of Titanoderma verrucatum and T. macrocarpum (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae). Cryptogamie, Algologie 7: 193-213, 22 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.