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Corallina opuntia Linnaeus 1758

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Cassini Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre el arrecife. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 4 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
1. Fragment. Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Browse Island, Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman.

Corallina opuntia Linnaeus
Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

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Rodriguezella pennata Ercegovic

Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
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], [1]-823. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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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 opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Lectotype locality: Jamaica (Hillis-Colinvaux 1980: 111). Notes: See Hillis (1959: 361) for further information on the lectotype locality of this species.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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