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Halimeda bikinensis W.R.Taylor 1950

Publication details
Halimeda bikinensis W.R.Taylor 1950: 87, 207, pl. 48: fig. l

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, [1]- 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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: Namu Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 88). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-156; 3 April 1946; Deep holes of the inner reef flats. MICH (Taylor 1950: 88). Notes: Type: US (INA).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Halimeda tuna has been misapplied to this species on various occasions. Please see original reference for full details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda bikinensis W.R.Taylor)
Indian Ocean Islands: Cargados Carajos (Silva & al. 1996), Saya de Malha Bank (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987, Dumilag et al. 2020).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: American Samoa (Littler & Littler 2003, Skelton & al. 2004), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996), Line Islands (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).

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