Caulerpa ocellata Lamouroux 1809: 332
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.
Publication date: May 2009
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Hab. in Gallia. Hispa. Mediterr." [Mediterranean coasts of France and Spain.] (Lamouroux 1809: 332).
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
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX -XXXIV .
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Verified by: 29 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.