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Halimeda lacunalis W.R.Taylor 1950

Publication details
Halimeda lacunalis W.R.Taylor 1950: 91, 208, pl. 51

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, [1]- 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 92). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-424; 6 June 1946; Dredged from 46 m depth. MICH (Taylor 1950: 92). Notes: Type locality: Marshall Islands: Lagoon, Bikini Atoll, 46 m depth; Type: US (INA).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda lacunalis W.R.Taylor)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014, Dumilag et al. 2020).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1987, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999, Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000, Verbruggen et al.), Line Islands (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950, Dawson 1957), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Tuamotu Islands (Taylor 1973).

Key references
Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., Cocquyt, E., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Morphometric taxonomy of siphonous green algae: a methodological study within the genus Halimeda (Bryopsidales). Journal of Phycology 41: 126-139.

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