Titanoderma confine (P. & H. ) J.H.Price, D.M. & G.W.Lawson
Titanoderma confine (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) J.H.Price, D.M.John & G.W.Lawson 1986: 86 (as 'confinis' )
Published in: Price, J.H., John, D.M. & Lawson, G.W. (1986). Seaweeds of the western coast of tropical Africa and adjacent islands: a critical assessment. IV. Rhodophyta (Florideae). 1. Genera A-F. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 15: 1-122, 1 fig.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Type locality: Rade de Brest, Finistère, France (Chamberlain 1991: 50). Lectotype: Crouan frat.; date not indicated; CO (Chamberlain 1991: 50). Notes: Material in PC marked marked "ex herb. Crouan" unnumbered, General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet), may be a fragment of the lectotype in CO.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as taxonomically valid by Athanasiadis (2016: 304). - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum var. confine (P. & H. Crouan) Chamberlain.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
Created: 11 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 January 2020.