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Halimeda micronesica Yamada 1941

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Halimedaceae
Genus Halimeda

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Halimeda micronesica Yamada
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halimeda micronesica Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda micronesica Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda micronesica Yamada
Plant bearing many adventitious rhizoids. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 10 m deep. 14 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda micronesica Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

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Halimeda micronesica Yamada Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halimeda micronesica Yamada 1941: 121, fig. 15

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1941). [On the species of Halimeda from Micronesia]. Kagaku Nanyõ 4: 108-121, 15 figs. [in Japanese]
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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
Type locality: Ant Atoll, near Ponape, Caroline Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 869). (Coppejans & al. 2001: 415).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halimeda orientalis W.J.Gilbert 1947

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda micronesica Yamada)
Africa: Kenya (Silva & al. 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996, Vieira & al. 2021), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Coppejans, Leliaert & De Clerck 2000).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Chagos Archipelago (Silva & al. 1996), Maldives (Silva & al. 1996), Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993, Silva & al. 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Thailand (Pongparadon et al. 2015 ), Vietnam (Tien 2007, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Verbruggen et al., Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman & Verbruggen 2015).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999, Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Republic of Palau (Ohba & al. 2007), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970), Wake Atoll (Ysuda & al. 2010), Wallis & Futuna Is. (Verbruggen et al.).

Key references
Huisman, J.M. & Verbruggen, H. (2015). Halimedaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 123-139. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Pongparadon, S., Zuccarello, G.C., Phang, S.-M., Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T. & Prathep, A. (2015). Diversity of Halimeda (Chlorophyta) from the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Phycologia 54(4): 349-366.

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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