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Caulerpa perplexa Huisman, Belton, Draisma, Gurgel & Prud'homme 2019

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 perplexa Huisman, Belton, Draisma, Gurgel & Prud'homme
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 04 Feb 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


Ochromonas ostreaeformis Swale & J.H.Belcher

Caulerpa perplexa Huisman, Belton, Draisma, Gurgel & Prud'homme Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Caulerpa perplexa Huisman, Belton, Draisma, Gurgel & Prud'homme in G.Belton & al. 2019: 244, fig. 24

Published in: 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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Publication date: May 2 (online)

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.

Type information
Type locality: Swirl Reef, Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Belton & al. 2019: 244). Holotype: J.M. Huisman; 31 October 2009; at - 15 m. PERTH 08560722 (Belton & al. 2019: 244, fig. 24).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa perplexa Huisman, Belton, Draisma, Gurgel & Prud'homme)
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Western Australia (Belton & al. 2019).

Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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