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Halimeda howensis Kraft & J.M.Noble 1994

Publication details
Halimeda howensis Kraft & J.M.Noble in Kraft 1994: 612. figs 36F-H

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (2000). Marine and estuarine benthic green algae (Chlorophyta) of Lord Howe Island, south-western Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 13: 509-648.

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: Neds Beach, Lord Howe Island, Australia (Kraft 2000: 613). Holotype: 10 Dec. 1978; rather frequent in algal turfs on the crests and edges of low bommies seaweard of the S reef flat, 6-9 m depth. MELU A39755 (Fig. 36F) (Kraft 2000: 613). Notes: Noble & Kraft (2007: 219) cite LHI-9665 as the Holotype.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda howensis Kraft & J.M.Noble)
Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Kraft 2000, Kraft 2007).

Key references
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.

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