Halimeda Lamouroux 1812 (green algae)

Bryopsidophyceae - Caulerpales - Halimedaceae

Parent taxon: Halimedaceae according to D. Bassi 1998

See also Wells 1944

Sister taxa: Alpinocodium, Boueina, Brandneria, Calabricodium, Collarecodium, Egericodium, Eugonophyllum, Felixporidium, Hydracara, Madonicodium, Nipponophycus, Juraella, Ovulites, Palaeoporella, Chlorodesmis, Saccamminopsis, Cayeuxia, Trelonella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (11 collections), the Bahamas (4), Belize (11), Cook Islands (1), French Polynesia (12), Greece (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (4), Kenya (6), Madagascar (1), Maldives (1), the Marshall Islands (8), Mauritius (2), Mayotte (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Caledonia (3), Palau (1), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (1), the Seychelles (8), Turks and Caicos Islands (3), United States (7: Florida, Hawaii), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Marshall Islands (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (4), Austria (1), Guam (1), Indonesia (1), Israel (1), Italy (5), Malaysia (1), Malta (2), the Marshall Islands (2), Morocco (4), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Romania (1), Spain (7), Turkey (6)

• Eocene of Australia (2), Guam (1), India (1), Italy (1), Libya (1), the Marshall Islands (1)

• Paleocene of Italy (2)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (9), Germany (1), India (1), Jordan (3), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), Mexico (1)

• Triassic of Greece (1)

Total: 164 collections including 168 occurrences

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