Titanoderma canescens ( ) , Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.
Titanoderma canescens (Foslie) 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 canescens (Foslie) Foslie
Melobesia canescens Foslie
Type locality: at the Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 143). Holotype: Y.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens". TRH A17-1023 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 143).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.
This is a marine species.
Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.