Halimeda pygmaea Verbruggen, D.S.Littler & Littler 2007
Halimeda pygmaea Verbruggen, D.S.Littler & Littler 2007: 514, fig. 1 (left), fig. 2 (top left), fig. 3 (top left), fig. 4 (left)
Published in: Verbruggen, H., Littler, D.S., & Littler, M.M. (2007). Halimeda pygmaea and Halimeda pumila (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta: two new dwrarf species from fore reef slopes in Fiji and the Bahamas. Phycologia 46: 513-520.
Publication date: Sept 4 2007
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: SW side of Astrolabe Reef, Fiji (Verbruggen, Littler & Littler 2007: 514). Holotype: Hanging from rocks on deep vertical walls or north facing or shaded shallow walls of crevices and caves to 50 m deep. US DML40143 (Verbruggen, Littler & Littler 2007: 514).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Created: 18 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Verbruggen, H., Littler, D.S., & Littler, M.M. (2007). Halimeda pygmaea and Halimeda pumila (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta: two new dwrarf species from fore reef slopes in Fiji and the Bahamas. Phycologia 46: 513-520.
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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 30 July 2021.