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Caulerpa feldmannii Rayss & Edelstein, nom. inval.

Publication details
Caulerpa feldmannii Rayss & Edelstein 1960: 611, figs 3, 4c; pl. XXIII, nom. inval.

Published in: Rayss, T. & Edelstein, T. (1960). Deux caulerpes nouvelles sur les côtes Méditerranéennes d'Israel.. Revue Générale de Botanique 67: 602-619, pl. XXII.

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 racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 221) point out that as no type was designated, the name is invalid. - (10 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
According to Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 221), "Lipkin & Friedmann (1967: 247) considered specimens of C. feldmannii as juveniles of C. racemosa; conversely, Verlaque et al. (2000: 58) referred them to a dwarf form of C. racemosa var. lamourouxii (Turner) Weber-van Bosse." - (10 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Gallardo, T., Gómez Garreta, A., Ribera, M.A., Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Giaccone, G. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (1993). Check-list of Mediterranean Seaweeds, II. Chlorophyceae Wille s.l.. Botanica Marina 36(5): 399-421, 1 fig, 1 table.

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Verified by: 10 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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