Halimeda stuposa W.R.Taylor 1950
Halimeda stuposa W.R.Taylor 1950: 90-91, 207-208, pl. 43: fig. 1; pl. 49; pl. 50: fig. 2
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, - 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Rongelap Atoll, Naen Island,Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 91). Type: W.R. Taylor 46-591; 17 July 1946; Growing in shallow water over deep sand, on the lagoon-side reef, with very notable "root" common. MICH (Hillis-Colinvaux 1980: 101). Notes: Isotypes: Rongelap and Eniwetok, Marshall Islands (Verbruggen et al., 2005: 621).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Amirante Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Cargados Carajos (Silva & al. 1996), Chagos Archipelago (Silva & al. 1996), Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).
Middle East: Red Sea (Einav & al. 2021).
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950, Dawson 1957, Verbruggen et al 2005).
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.
Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Molecular and morphometric data pinpoint species boundaries in Halimeda section Rhipsalis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 606-621.
Created: 21 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 July 2006 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.