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Titanophora weberae Børgesen

Classification:
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 weberae Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Titanophora weberae Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Titanophora weberae Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Titanophora weberae Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. 13 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Titanophora weberae Børgesen
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Lithothamnion polymorphum f. tuberculatum Foslie

Titanophora weberae Børgesen Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Titanophora weberae Børgesen 1943: 39, fig. 13

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1943). Some marine algae from Mauritius. III. Rhodophyceae. Part 2. Gelidiales, Cryptonemiales, Gigartinales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 19(1): 1-85, 42 figs, 1 plate.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Titanophora is Titanophora pikeana (Dickie) Feldmann.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Titanophora pulchra E.Y.Dawson 1954

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sele Strait (between Salawati and mainland), Irian Jaya, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 323). Type: C?

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Key references
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.

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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 18 November 2018.

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