Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux1. Longitudinal section of segment. 2. Cells from above. 3, 4. Habit (in aquarium), Okinawa Island, Japan. - 29 February 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (

Publication Details
Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768: 408, pl. XVII [17]: figs 20-27

Published in: Ellis, J. (1768). Extract of a letter from John Ellis, Esquire, F.R.S. to Dr. Linnaeus of Upsala, F.R.S. on the animal nature of the genus of zoophytes, called Corallina. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 57: 404-425, pls XVII, XVIII.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Type locality: West Indies; (Silva & al. 1996: 868) Lectotype: the illustrations of Ellis (1768), which were reproduced in Hillis-Colinvaux (1980: 20): (Verbruggen & al. 2006: 354)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 August 2017

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