Melobesia pustulata var. canellata Kützing
Melobesia pustulata var. canellata Kützing 1849: 696
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Chamberlain (1991: 61) notes that the epithet canellatum has priority at varietal rank over verrucatum Lamouroux. - (6 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 274). Lectotype: L 940.317.503 (Chamberlain 1991: 61). Notes: Lectotype (L) selected by Chamberlain (1991: 61).
Source of current name
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.
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.
Created: 19 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 06 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.