Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Corallinophycidae > Order Corallinales > Family Corallinaceae > Subfamily Lithophylloideae > Genus Titanoderma

Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli, 1858

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TitanodermaNägeli, 1858accepted genus name
Dermatolithon Foslie, 1898 synonym
Litholepis Foslie, 1905 synonym

Species group names

Dermatolithon confinis (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) Boudouresque, Perret-Boudouresque & Knoepffler-Peguy, 1984 synonym
Dermatolithon hapalidioides (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) Foslie synonym
Dermatolithon litorale (Suneson) Hamel & Me.Lemoine, 1953 synonym
Lithophyllum hapalidioides (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) Hariot, 1889 synonym
Lithophyllum pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Foslie, 1904 synonym
Titanoderma confine (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) J.H.Price, D.M.John & G.W.Lawson, 1986 synonym
Titanoderma hapalidioides (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) J.H.Price et al., 1986 synonym
Titanoderma litorale (Suneson) Boudouresque & Perret, 1987 synonym
Titanoderma litorale M.Cormaci & G.Furnari, 1987 synonym
Titanoderma pustulatum var. confine (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain, 1991 synonym
Titanoderma verrucatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Y.M.Chamberlain, 1986 synonym


original description

Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1858). Die Stärkekörner: Morphologische, physiologische, chemisch-physicalische und systematisch-botanische Monographie. Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. 2. Heft. pp. [i]-x, [1]-623, pls XI-XXVI. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.

basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source


additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli, 1858. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145216




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Red List status EX 2008This species is extinct according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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