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Halimeda simulans M.Howe

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Halimedaceae
Genus Halimeda

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Halimeda simulans M.Howe
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda simulans M.Howe
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda simulans M.Howe
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the shade. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda simulans M.Howe
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. 25 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda simulans M.Howe
1, 4, 5. Habit (in aquarium). 2. Medullary filament bearing utricles. 3. Surface view of outermost utricles after decalcification. Okinawa Island, Japan.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

Ceramium strictum f. verum Petersen

Halimeda simulans M.Howe Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halimeda simulans M.Howe 1907: 503, pl. 29

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1907). Phycological studies - III. Further notes on Halimeda and Avrainvillea. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 34: 491-516, Plates 25-30.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halimeda is Halimeda tuna (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), imitating, resembling (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen 1911

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla de Culebra, Puerto Rico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 872).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Hillis-Colinvaux, L. (1980). Ecology and taxonomy of Halimeda: primary producer of coral reefs. Advances in Marine Biology 17: 1-327, 104 figs, XXXIV tables.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Molecular and morphometric data pinpoint species boundaries in Halimeda section Rhipsalis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 606-621.

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