†family Halimedaceae Link 1832 (green algae)

Bryopsidophyceae - Caulerpales - Halimedaceae

Synonym: Udoteaceae Endlicher 1834

Parent taxon: Caulerpales according to B. Senowbari-Daryan and V. Zamparelli 2005

See also Bassi 1998 and Forsythe et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Carpathocodium, Caulerpaceae, Palaeosiphonium

Subtaxa: Alpinocodium Boueina Brandneria Calabricodium Cayeuxia Chlorodesmis Collarecodium Egericodium Eugonophyllum Felixporidium Halimeda Hydracara Juraella Madonicodium Nipponophycus Ovulites Palaeoporella Saccamminopsis Trelonella

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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), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Italy (2)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (13), France (13), Germany (2), India (1), Iraq (18), Jordan (3), Oman (1), Portugal (18), Romania (8), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (3), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), Austria (2), the Czech Republic (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Iran (2), Italy (5), Japan (1), Oman (1), Turkey (1)

• Wolfcamp of United States (2: Idaho, Texas)

• Permian of Canada (2: Nunavut), Greece (2), Italy (1), Norway (1), Slovenia (1), United States (4: Nevada, New Mexico, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (3: Idaho, New Mexico, Texas)

• Carboniferous of Austria (1), China (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Spain (1)

Total: 269 collections including 286 occurrences

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