Caulerpa megadisca Belton & Gurgel
Caulerpa megadisca Belton & Gurgel North Direction Island, Lizard Island group, Queensland, Australia
© Gareth Belton
Caulerpa megadisca Belton & Gurgel in Belton et al. 2014: 50, fig. 9E
Published in: Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.
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growing over sandy substrata and coral rubble at 5-12 m depth (Belton et al. 2014). - (27 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: North Direction Island, Lizard Island group, Queensland, Australia (Belton et al. 2014: 50). Holotype: C.F.D. Gurgel and R.R.M. Dixon; 17 February 2009; 11 m depth. AD AD-A90107a (Belton et al. 2014: 50, fig. 9E).
Created: 27 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 25 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.