Titanoderma bermudense ( & M. ) , Y.M. & P.C.
Titanoderma bermudense (Foslie & M.Howe) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985: 333
Published in: Woelkerling, W.J., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Silva, P.C. (1985). A taxonomic and nomenclatural reassessment of Tenarea, Titanoderma and Dermatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of type and other critical specimens. Phycologia 24: 317-337, 39 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
Type locality: Spanish Point, Bermuda (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 247). Holotype: M.A.Howe no. 199; 21 June 1900; encrusting a calcareous pebble and encrusting and enclosing a coquina pebble. NY (Woelkerling 1998: 304). Notes: On calcareous rock (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 18). Holotype also TRH A19-1245, Howe no. 199; includes one unnumbered slide. Holotype fragment: PC, Howe no. 199, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersly (1996: 233) cites this as a synonym of Lithophyllum frondosum. - (7 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 11 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.