Epilithon pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Me.Lemoine 1921

Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli

Current name: Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Thurleston, South Devon, England - 25 August 2021. Francis Bunker (marineseen@me.com)

Publication Details
Epilithon pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Me.Lemoine 1921: 10

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [M.] (1921). Note sur les algues calcaires recueillies par MM. A. et L. Joleaud et catalogue des mélobéesiées des côtes françaises de la Mediterranée. Bulletin de la Société linnéenne de Provence 3: 5-15.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Epilithon is Epilithon membranaceum (Esper) Heydrich.

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

Melobesia pustulata J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Type locality: France; (Silva & al. 1996: 274) Lectotype: CN (Herb. Lamouroux); unnumbered (Womersley 1996: 229) Notes: Designated by Woelkerling, Chamberlain & Silva (1985: 325).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023

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