Caulerpa vickersiae Børgesen
Caulerpa vickersiae Børgesen 1911: 129-132, fig. 2
Original publication: Børgesen, F. (1911). Some Chlorophyceae from the Danish West Indies. Botanisk Tidsskrift 31: 127-152, 13 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Caulerpella ambigua (Okamura) Prud'homme van Reine & Lokhorst
Named for A. Vickers, french phycologist, who collected and described marine algae from Barbados.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: St. Jan (St. John), Virgin Islands, Barbados (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 813).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa vickersiae Børgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Ascension (Price & John 1980).
North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).
South America: Brazil (Joly 1965).
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1949).
Asia: Japan (Titlyanov et al 2006).
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1987).
Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caulerpa&species=vickersiae
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Caulerpa&Species=vickersiae
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.