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Caulerpa hodgkinsoniae J.Agardh

Publication details
Caulerpa hodgkinsoniae J.Agardh 1887: 129 (as 'hodkinsoniae' )

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
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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.

Eponomy
Named for the collector, Virginia Nina Hodgkinson (1850-1888).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa annulata A.H.S.Lucas 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Ad ostia Richmond River. Miss Hodkinson" [[near Ballina, New South Wales, Australia] (Agardh 1887: 129). Notes: Isotype in MEL (Millar & Kraft 1994: 437)

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Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Catalogue of marine benthic green algae (Chlorophyta) of New South Wales, including Lord Howe Island, south-western Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 419-453, 4 figs, 1 table.

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