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Caulerpa mexicana f. exposita (Børgesen) Coppejans

Publication details
Caulerpa mexicana f. exposita (Børgesen) Coppejans in Coppejans et al. 2004: 2893

Published in: Coppejans, E., Leliaert, F., Verbruggen, H, de Clerck, O., Schils, T., de Vriese, T. & Marie, D. (2004). The marine green and brown algae of Rodrigues (Mauritius, Indian Ocean). Journal of Natural History 38: 2959-3019.

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 crassifolia f. exposita Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Riambel, near Souillac, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 826).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa crassifolia f. exposita Børgesen 1954

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa crassifolia f. exposita Børgesen)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003).

(as Caulerpa mexicana f. exposita (Børgesen) Coppejans)
Indian Ocean Islands: Rodrigues Island (De Clerck et al. 2004).

South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Coppejans et al. 2009).

Key references
Coppejans, E., Leliaert, F., Dargent, O., Gunasekara, R., & De Clerck, O. (2009). Sri Lankan Seaweeds. Methodologies and field guide to the dominant species. ABC Taxa 6: i - viii, 1-265.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.

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