Titanoderma mediterraneum (Foslie) Woelkerling
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Litholepis mediterranea Foslie 1906: 17, no fig.
Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
Publication date: between 1.xii.1906 and 26.xii.1906
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Taxon inquirendum (Furnari, pers. comm.); nothing is said in the protologue about cell connections between filaments, and the type has yet to be re-examined to determine whether cell fusions or secondary pits occur Woelkerling, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Banyuls-sur-Mer, Pyrénées Orientales, France (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141). Holotype: Sauvageau; vi.1906; somewhat exposed place. TRH A16-1009 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141).
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1988). The Coralline Red Algae: an analysis of the genera and subfamilies of nongeniculate Corallinaceae. pp. i-xi, 1-268, 259 figs, tables numbered by chapter. London & Oxford: British Museum (Natural History) & Oxford University Press.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
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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 14 December 2019.