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

Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Browse Island, Australia - 25 May 2011.

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

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, 37 pls, 7 tables.

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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 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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2024

 
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