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Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor, nom. inval. 1928

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 opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Cassini Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre el arrecife. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

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

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

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 4 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
1. Fragment. Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Browse Island, Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman.

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

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Champia racemosa V.J.Chapman & Dromgoole

Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Bonaire, Caribbean
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor 1928, nom. inval.

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1928). The marine algae of Florida with special reference to the Dry Tortugas. Publications of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 379: [i-] v, [1]- 219, 3 figs, 7 tables, 37 plates.

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Corallina opuntia Linnaeus

Type information
Lectotype locality: Jamaica (Hillis-Colinvaux 1980: 111). Notes: See Hillis (1959: 361) for further information on the lectotype locality of this species.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: nominal forma requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)" [Melbourne Code]. - (16 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 07 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 July 2021.

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