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Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray

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 fergusonii G.Murray
Boheydulang, Sabah, Ref Slope - 15m. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray
Boheydulang, Sabah, Ref Slope - 15m. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Neurocarpus undulatus (Holmes) Okamura

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray Boheydulang, Sabah, Ref Slope - 15m
© Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com)

Publication details
Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray 1891: 212, pl. LIII [53]: figs 1, 2

Published in: Murray, G. (1891). On new species of Caulerpa, with observations on the position of the genus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 3: 207-213, pls 52, 53.
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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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 820).

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Key references
Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.

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