Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor, nom. inval. 1928
Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Palau Islands, West Pacific
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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, - 219, 3 figs, 7 tables, 37 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Lectotype locality: Jamaica (Hillis-Colinvaux 1980: 111). Notes: See Hillis (1959: 361) for further information on the lectotype locality of this species.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 October 2021.