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

Publication details
Titanoderma canescens (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 canescens (Foslie) Foslie

Basionym
Melobesia canescens Foslie

Type information
Type locality: at the Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143). Holotype: Y.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens". TRH A17-1023 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia canescens Foslie 1900
Dermatolithon canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1909
Tenarea canescens (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

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