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Caulerpa andamanensis (W.R.Taylor) Draisma, Prudhomme & Sauvage 2014

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 andamanensis (W.R.Taylor) Draisma, Prudhomme & Sauvage
© 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 andamanensis (W.R.Taylor) Draisma, Prudhomme & Sauvage in Draisma & al. 2014: 1032

Published in: 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.
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Publication date: 2014

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.

Caulerpa filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor

Type information
Type locality: "Station 29 of Cruise 1 on the expedition’s ship “A. Bruun” from a depth of 37 fathoms (67 m) at 10° 23' N Lat., 93° 31’' E Long., which places it a little northeast of Richie’s Archipelago of the Andaman Island group.northeast of Ritchie’s Archipelago, Andaman Islands" (Taylor 1966: 154). Holotype: R.E. Norris; 28 March 1963; 67 m subtidal. US (Taylor 1966: 156). Notes: Isotype: MICH.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charoideae (J. Agardh ex De Toni) Draisma, Prudhomme, Sauvage & g. Belton Section Charoideae J. Agardh ex De Toni

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor 1966

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa filicoides var. andamanensis W.R.Taylor)
Africa: Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Coppejans, Leliaert & De Clerck 2000).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva & al. 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012), Sri Lanka (Coppejans & al. 2009).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Draisma et al. 2014), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Federated States of Micronesia (Draisma et al. 2014), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), Hawaiian Islands (Draisma et al. 2014 ), Republic of Palau (Draisma et al. 2014).

(as Caulerpa andamanensis (W.R.Taylor) Draisma, Prudhomme & Sauvage)
South-east Asia: Vietnam (Hau & al. 2015).

Key references
Hau, L.N., Ly, B.M., Huynh, T.V. & Trung, V.T. (2015). New records of marine algae in Vietnam. Ocean Science Journal 50(2): 221-229, 7 figs.

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