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Caulerpa webbiana Montagne

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 webbiana Montagne
Porto Santo, Madeira; on maerl. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Caulerpa webbiana Montagne
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Caulerpa webbiana Montagne
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa webbiana Montagne
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Caulerpa webbiana Montagne
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

Caulerpa webbiana Montagne
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Hydropuntia corymbiata (N.Rodríguez de Rios) M.J.Wynne

Caulerpa webbiana Montagne KwaZulu-Natal
© Tom Schils (tom@schils.be)

Publication details
Caulerpa webbiana Montagne 1837: 354

Published in: Montagne, C. (1837). Centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde série 8: 345-370.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chauvinia webbiana (Montagne) Kützing 1849

Nomenclatural notes
above publication cited in Silva et al. (1996: 849) but two publications cited in INA: 1837: 354 and 1837: 429 [misprinted 529] in C.R.Acad. Sci., 1837, 18 Sept. - (15 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
At infralittoral levels to 10 m depth (Tittley et al. 2009). - (25 Mar 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Arrecife, Isla Lanzarote, Islas Canarias (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 849). Type: Webb & Berthelot; (Silva 1996-to date

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Caulerpa webbiana Montagne)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Tittley, Neto & Parente 2009, Parente), Canary Islands (Levring 1974, Gil-Rodriguez 1982, Gonzalez Henriquez & Santos Guerra 1983, Haroun Trabaue et al. 1985, Viera-Rodriguez et al. 1987, Gil-Rodriguez, Afonso-Carrillo & Wildpret de la Torre 1987, Ballesteros, Sansón, Reyes, Afonso-Carrillo & Gil-Rodríguez 1992, Guadalupe et al. 1995, Haroun et al. 2002, Aldanondo-Aristizábal, Domínguez-Alvarez & Gil-Rodríguez 2003, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Hernández-González et al. 2004a, Hernández-González et al. 2004b, Moreira-Reyes, Soler-Onís & Gil-Rodríguez 2005, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Cape Verde Islands (Otero-Schmitt & Sanjuan 1992, John et al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, Haroun et al. 2002, John et al. 2004), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Parente et al. 2000, John et al. 2004).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930, Taylor 1960, Oliveira Filho 1977, Moura 2010), Chile (Santelices 1989, Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Africa: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968, Famà, Wysor, Kooistra & Zuccarello 2002), Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mauritius (Børgesen 1940, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Coppejans, Leliaert & Verbruggen 2005), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Zubia et al.), Rodrigues Island (De Clerck et al. 2004), Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Oman (Wynne 2018), Saudi Arabia (Papenfuss 1968).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Vietnam (Tien 2007, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Kermadec Islands (Duffy & Ahyong 2015), Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1994, Huisman 2000, Kraft 2000, Kraft 2007), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Broady et al. 2012), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman 2000, Huisman & Borowitzka 2003, Huisman et al. 2009, Belton, Huisman & Gurgel 2015).

Pacific Islands: American Samoa (Skelton et al. 2004), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013, Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Easter Island (Santelices & Abbott 1987), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), French Polynesia (Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Abbott & Huisman, 2004, Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007, Vroom & Timmers 2009), Line Islands (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Dawson 1957), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

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.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

Hodgson, L.M. Pham Huu Tri, Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2004). Annotated checklist of species of Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Bryopsidales, Caulerpaceae) from Vietnam, Thailand and the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 21-38.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Montagne, C. (1837). De l'organisation et du mode de reproduction des Caulerpées et en particulier du Caulerpa Webbiana, èspece nouvelle des îles Canaries. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences 5(12): 427-429.

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.

Stam, W.T., Olsen, J.L., Zaleski, S.F., Murray, S.N., Brown, K.R. & Walters, L.J. (2006). A forensic and phylogenetic survey of Caulerpa species (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the Florida coast, local aquarium shops, and e-commerce: establishing a proactive baseline for early detection. Journal of Phycology 42: 1113-1124.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Montagne, C. (1837). De l'organisation et du mode de reproduction des Caulerpées et en particulier du Caulerpa Webbiana, èspece nouvelle des îles Canaries. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences 5(12): 427-429.

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