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Halimeda opuntia f. renschii (Hauck) E.S.Barton 1901

Publication details
Halimeda opuntia f. renschii (Hauck) E.S.Barton 1901: 21, pl. II: figs. 22, 22a

Published in: Barton, E.S. (1901). The genus Halimeda. Siboga-Expeditie Monographe LX. pp. 1-32, 2 figs, 4 pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halimeda is Halimeda tuna (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda renschii Hauck

Basionym
Halimeda renschii Hauck

Type information
Type locality: "Pomoni, Comoro-Insel Johanna" (Domoni, Ndzouani, Comoro Islands) (Silva & al. 1996: 872). (Coppejans & al. 2001: 416).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda opuntia f. renschii (Hauck) E.S.Barton)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Easter Island (Børgesen 1924), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950 ), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Source of current name
Hillis-Colinvaux, L. (1980). Ecology and taxonomy of Halimeda: primary producer of coral reefs. Advances in Marine Biology 17: 1-327, 104 figs, XXXIV tables.

Key references
Yamada, Y. (1941). [On the species of Halimeda from Micronesia]. Kagaku Nanyõ 4: 108-121, 15 figs. [in Japanese]

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