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Titanoderma stephensonii (Me.Lemoine) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva

Publication details
Titanoderma stephensonii (Me.Lemoine) 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.

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

Basionym
Dermatolithon stephensonii Me.Lemoine

Type information
Type locality: Still Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 275). Holotype: T.A. Stephenson; 15.i.1932; PC T.A. Stephenson no. 30, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 288).

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

Taxonomic notes
Titanoderma Nägeli has been reduced to synonymy with Lithophyllum Philippi but all combinations have not yet been published. It is therefore likely that this species will be referred to Lithophyllum at some time in the future (Guiry & NicDhonncha, pers. comm.)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Paul Gabrielson 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.

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