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Titanoderma pustulatum var. confine (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain 1991

Publication details
Titanoderma pustulatum var. confine (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain 1991: 50

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Historical and taxonomic studies in the genus Titanoderma (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 21: 1-80, 247 figs, 3 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Titanoderma is Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli

Basionym
Melobesia confinis P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum litorale Suneson 1943
Dermatolithon litorale (Suneson) Hamel & Me.Lemoine 1953
Titanoderma litorale (Suneson) Boudouresque & Perret-Boudouresque 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Lithophylloideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles...Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 58-112. London: HMSO.

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