Corallina opuntia 1758
Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia
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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.
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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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Hillis, L.W. (1959). A revision of the genus Halimeda (Order Siphonales). Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, University of Texas 6: 321-403, 1 table, 12 plates.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 January 2021 by G.M. Guiry
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