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Halimeda magnidisca J.M.Noble 1986

Publication details
Halimeda magnidisca J.M.Noble 1986: 332, figs 2, 3, 7-15

Published in: Noble, J.M. (1986). Halimeda magnidisca (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta), a new species from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Phycologia 25: 331-339.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Holotype locality: Wistari Reef, near Heron Island, Capricorn Group, Great Barrier Reef Province, Queensland, Australia (Noble 1986: 337). Holotype: D. Fisk; 14 November 1976; Channel floor subject to strong tidal surge in which low coral mounds (bommies) are widely dispersed across a flat covered in coarse coral sand.. MELU 22898 (Noble 1986: 337).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda magnidisca J.M.Noble)
South-east Asia: New Caledonia (Kraft 2007).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Noble 1986, Lewis 1987, Phillips 2002, Kraft 2007, Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia (Payri 2007).

Key references
Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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Noble, J.M. (1986). Halimeda magnidisca (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta), a new species from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Phycologia 25: 331-339.

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