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Caulerpa filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor

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 filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).


Avrainvillea silvana D.S.Littler & Littler

Caulerpa filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication details
Caulerpa filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor 1966: 154, fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1966). An interesting Caulerpa from the Andaman Sea. Journal of Phycology 1: 154-156, 1 fig.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulerpa is Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa andamanensis (W.R.Taylor) Draisma, Prudhomme & Sauvage

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
Palau, Micronesia, Australia, and also Hawaii (H. Spalding, unpublished (Draisma et al., 2014). - (14 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: northeast of Ritchie’s Archipelago, Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 820). Holotype: US (Draisma et al. 2014: 1032). Notes: Isotype: MICH.

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Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., van Reine, W.F.P., Sauvage, T., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, C.F.D., Lim, P.E. & Phang, S.M. (2014). A re-assessment of the infra-generic classification of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from a time-calibrated molecular phylogeny. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1020-1034.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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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 17 July 2019.

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