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Halimeda lacunalis f. lata (W.R.Taylor) L.W.Hillis 1959

Publication details
Halimeda lacunalis f. lata (W.R.Taylor) L.W.Hillis 1959: 349

Published in: Hillis, L.W. (1959). A revision of the genus Halimeda (Order Siphonales). Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, University of Texas 6: 321-403, 1 table, 12 plates.
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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.

Basionym
Halimeda gracilis f. lata W.R.Taylor

Type information
Type locality: Namu Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 84). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-21; 15 March 1946; Deep holes in the inner seaward reef flats. MICH (Taylor 1950: 84).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halimeda gracilis f. lata W.R.Taylor 1950

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda gracilis f. lata W.R.Taylor)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).

(as Halimeda lacunalis f. lata (W.R.Taylor) L.W.Hillis)
Africa: Mozambique (Silva & al. 1996), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996).

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

Australia and New Zealand: Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001), Queensland (Kraft 2007), Western Australia (Huisman & Verbruggen 2015).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003).

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.

Noble, J.M. & Kraft, G.T. (2007). Halimedaceae Halimeda. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. (Kraft, G.T. Eds), pp. 189-221. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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