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Titanoderma polycephalum (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985

Publication details
Titanoderma polycephalum (Foslie) 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.
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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 Lithophyllum polycephalum Foslie

Basionym
Lithophyllum polycephalum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: St. Vincent, Cap Verde (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 169). Holotype: Vanhöffen, Gauss Expedition [= German South Polar Expedition 1901-1903]; ix.1901; no habitat data on type. TRH A19-1256 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 168).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with many heads.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Treated as taxonomically valid by Athanasiadis (2016: 309). - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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