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Caulerpa mexicana f. pectinata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Caulerpa mexicana f. pectinata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor 1960: 141

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1960). Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas. pp. [i]-xi, 1-870, 14 figs, 80 pls. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

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
Caulerpa pectinata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: La Guaira, Venuzuela (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 826).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa pectinata Kützing 1849
Caulerpa pinnata f. pectinata (Kützing) Weber Bosse 1898
Caulerpa crassifolia f. pectinata (Kützing) Collins 1909

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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