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Caulerpa curvifolia J.Agardh, nom. inval. 1892

Publication details
Caulerpa curvifolia J.Agardh in Wilson 1892: 188, nom. inval.

Published in: Wilson, J.B. (1892). Catalogue of algae collected at or near Port Phillip Heads and Western Port. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Seriesd 4(1): 157-190.
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Publication date: "April 1892"

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 crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: name only. - (10 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Ocean Grove, Victoria; Port Phillips Heads/Western Port (Index Nominum Algarum).

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
Belton, G.S., Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, F.D. (2019). A taxonomic reassessment of Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae) in southern Australia, based on tufA and rbcL sequence data. Phycologia 58(3): 234-253, 32 figs., 1 table.

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