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Halimeda cryptica var. acerifolia D.L.Ballantine 1982

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 cryptica var. acerifolia D.L.Ballantine
recolectada en la zona Surcentral, en canales del manglar. Hábito. Foto: Mayrene Guimarais..

 

Publication details
Halimeda cryptica var. acerifolia D.L.Ballantine 1982: 89, figs 7-9, 11

Published in: Ballantine, D.L. (1982). Halimeda hummii sp. nov., Halimeda cryptica v. acerifolia var. nov. (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta), and additional records of Halimeda species from Puerto Rico. Journal of Phycology 18: 86-91.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Rico: edge of continental shelf off-shore from Salinas (Ballantine 1982: 89). Type: C. Arneson & T. Morgan; 29 April 1977; a depth of 53 meters. (Ballantine 1982: 89).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda cryptica var. acerifolia D.L.Ballantine)
Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Martinique (Delnatte & Wynne 2016), Puerto Rico (Ballantine 1982).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
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.

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Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Ballantine, D.L. (1982). Halimeda hummii sp. nov., Halimeda cryptica v. acerifolia var. nov. (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta), and additional records of Halimeda species from Puerto Rico. Journal of Phycology 18: 86-91.

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