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Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen 1911

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 incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the shade. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. 25 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen
1, 4, 5. Habit (in aquarium). 2. Medullary filament bearing utricles. 3. Surface view of outermost utricles after decalcification. Okinawa Island, Japan.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

Ceramium circinatum f. inferne-corticatum Lakowitz

Halimeda simulans M.Howe Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the shade
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halimeda incrassata var. simulans (M.Howe) Børgesen 1911: 144

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1911). Some Chlorophyceae from the Danish West Indies. Botanisk Tidsskrift 31: 127-152, 13 figs.

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda simulans M.Howe

Basionym
Halimeda simulans M.Howe

Type information
Type locality: Isla de Culebra, Puerto Rico (Silva & al. 1996: 872).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

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Verified by: 19 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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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 30 July 2021.

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