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Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Nemastomatales
Family Schizymeniaceae
Genus Titanophora


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Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann
Titanophora pikeana Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au) and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).


Polysiphonia tsudana Hollenberg

Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann 1942: 111, figs 1-5

Published in: Feldmann, J. (1942). Remarque sur les Némastomacées. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 89: 104-113, 1 fig.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Titanophora.

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

Galaxaura pikeana Dickie

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius. N. Pike (Dickie 1874: 195). Type: BM?

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Galaxaura pikeana Dickie 1874
Halymenia pickeana (Dickie) J.Agardh 1885
Platoma pikeanum (Dickie) Weber Bosse 1921

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hau, L.N., Ly, B.M., Huynh, T.V. & Trung, V.T. (2015). New records of marine algae in Vietnam. Ocean Science Journal 50(2): 221-229, 7 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Mya Kyawt Wai, Thida Nyunt, Soe Pa Pa Kyaw & Soe-Htun, H. (2009). A new record of the genus Titanophora (Schizymeniaceae, Nemastomatales) from Myanmar. Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Sciences 7(5): 2-7.

Schils, T. & Coppejans, E. (2002). Gelatinous red algae of the Arabian Sea, including Platoma heteromorphum sp. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 41: 254-267.

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