Titanoderma cystoseirae ( ) , Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.
Titanoderma cystoseirae (Hauck) 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 cystoseirae (Hauck) Heydrich
Melobesia cystoseirae Hauck
Type locality: "im Adriatischen Meere" [probably Trieste as there are Hauck specimens in TRH] (Hauck 1883: 266). Holotype: on Cystoseira and Peyssonnelia.. L 943.10-32 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 144).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) Lithophyllum cystoseirae Hauck is a synonym of Titanoderma cystoseirae (Hauck) Woelkerling, Chamberlain & Silva.Woelkerling & Campbell (1992) include Titanoderma in Lithophyllum but the genus is mantained by Irvine & Chamberlain (1994, p. 89).
Treated as taxonomically valid by Athanasiadis (2016: 306). - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 13 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Athanasiadis, A. (1989). North Aegean marine algae. III. Structure and development of the encrusting coralline Titanoderma cystoseirae (Rhodophyta, Lithophylloideae). Nordic Journal of Botany 9: 435-441.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2020.