Corallina opuntia Linnaeus 1758
Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Palau Islands, West PacificPalau International Coral Reef Center
Corallina opuntia Linnaeus 1758: 805
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Editio decima revisa. Vol. 1 pp. [i-iv], -823. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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 opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.
Lectotype locality: Jamaica; (Hillis-Colinvaux 1980: 111) Notes: See Hillis (1959: 361) for further information on the lectotype locality of this species.
This is a marine species.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 January 2021
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023