Halimeda pumila Verbruggen, D.S.Littler & Littler 2007
Halimeda pumila Verbruggen, D.S.Littler & Littler 2007: 514, fig. 1 (middle), fig. 2 (bottom left), fig. 3 (top right), fig. 4 (middle)
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: Southwest side of San Salvador Island, Bahamas (Verbruggen, Littler & Littler 2007: 516). Holotype: 15 August 1992; US DML22241 (Verbruggen, Littler & Littler 2007: 516).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda pumila Verbruggen, D.S.Littler & Littler)
Central America: Costa Rica (Cabrera & al. 2020).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Ballantine, D.L., Athanasiadis, A. & Ruiz, H. (2011). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. X. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 54(3): 293-302.
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 17 September 2021.