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Halimeda taenicola W.R.Taylor

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 taenicola W.R.Taylor
Plant bearing narrow outgrowth segments. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda taenicola W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda taenicola W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 16 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda taenicola W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 10 m deep. 14 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Ceramium arcticum J.Agardh

Halimeda taenicola W.R.Taylor Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halimeda taenicola W.R.Taylor 1950: 86, 207, pl. 46: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, [1]- 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Enyvertok Island, Rongerik Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 879). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-551; 29 June 1946; Crevices on the reef flat. MICH (Taylor 1950: 87).

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Key references
Dong, M.L. & Tseng, C.K. (1980). Studies on some marine green algae from the Xisha Islands, Guangdong Province, China. II. Studia Marina Sinica 17: 1-10, pl. I. [in Chinese and English (pp. 9-10)]

Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., Cocquyt, E., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Morphometric taxonomy of siphonous green algae: a methodological study within the genus Halimeda (Bryopsidales). Journal of Phycology 41: 126-139.

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