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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
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Marsha Shagra, Red Sea. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Halimeda opuntia var. typica W.R.Taylor
Scott Reef, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

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Monostroma hariotii Gain

Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Browse Island, Australia
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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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Verified by: 16 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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