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Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa

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Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering
Farm Cove, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia. 19 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering
Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).

 

Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering KwaZulu-Natal
© Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication details
Caulerpa filiformis (Suhr) Hering 1841: 91

Published in: Hering, [K.] (1841). Diagnoses algarum novarum a cl. Dre. Ferdinand Krauss in Africa Australi lectarum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History [Series 1] 8: 90-92.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulerpa is Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Amphibolis filiformis Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 737).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphibolis filiformis Suhr 1834
Himandactylius filiformis (Suhr) Trevisan 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa ligulata Harvey ex J.Agardh 1873
Caulerpa flagelliformis var. ligulata Weber Bosse 1898

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the following names have been misapplied to this species by various authors: Caulerpa flagelliformis and Phyllerpa flagelliformis. Please consult original reference for full details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hodgson, L.M. Pham Huu Tri, Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2004). Annotated checklist of species of Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Bryopsidales, Caulerpaceae) from Vietnam, Thailand and the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 21-38.

Key references
Areschoug, J.E. (1851). Phyceae capenses, quarum particulam primam, venia ampliss. philos. facult. Upsaliens., praeside J. E. Areschoug... pro gradu philosophico p.p. Johannes Conradus Carlberg gothoburgensis. In auditorio Gustaviano die vii maj mdccli. H.A.M.S. pp. 1-32. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebat Reg. Acad. Typographus.

Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.

Zuccarello, G.C., Price, N., Verbruggen, H. & Leliaert, F. (2009). Analysis of a plastid multigene data set and the phylogenetic position of the marine macroalga Caulerpa filiformis (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1206-1212.

Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 August 2011 by Wendy Guiry

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Zuccarello, G.C., Price, N., Verbruggen, H. & Leliaert, F. (2009). Analysis of a plastid multigene data set and the phylogenetic position of the marine macroalga Caulerpa filiformis (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1206-1212.

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