Haliseris repens Okamura 1916
Dictyopteris repens (Okamura) BørgesenBoheydulang, Sabah, 15m - Reef slope - 20 January 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com)
Haliseris repens Okamura 1916: 8, fig. 3; pl. I: figs 7-18
The type species (holotype) of the genus Haliseris is Haliseris polypodioides (A.P.de Candolle) C.Agardh.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyopteris repens (Okamura) Børgesen.
Type locality: Truk Islands, Caroline Islands; (Silva & al. 1996: 584) Notes: Type locality: Chuuk Islands, Caroline Islands (Skelton & South, 2004).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 10 March 2009
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023