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Halimeda borneensis W.R.Taylor 1975

Publication details
Halimeda borneensis W.R.Taylor 1975: 81, figs 1-2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1975). A new species of Halimeda from Malaysia. Contr. Univ. Mich. Herb. 11: 81-83.

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: Pulau Gaya off the east coast, Cleland, North Borneo (Coppejans & al. 2001: 411). Type: Chas. F. Cleland, Te Vega Exped. Sta. 10; 5.ii.1965; MICH (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda borneensis W.R.Taylor)
Africa: Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Verbruggen et al 2005, Verbruggen et al.).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verbruggen et al 2005, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Kooistra 2002, Verbruggen et al 2005, Dumilag et al. 2020), Thai-Malay Peninsula (Pongparadon et al. 2015), Thailand (Kaewsrikhaw et al. 2016).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001), Queensland (Kooistra 2002), Western Australia (Huisman & Verbruggen 2015).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), French Polynesia (Verbruggen et al 2005), New Caledonia (Verbruggen et al 2005, Payri 2007), Tahiti (Verbruggen et al.).

Key references
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.

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.

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.

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.

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