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Caulerpa denticulata Decaisne

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 denticulata Decaisne
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Publication details
Caulerpa denticulata Decaisne 1841: 120-121, pl. VI.B

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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. denticulata (Decaisne) Weber Bosse 1898
Caulerpa scalpelliformis f. denticulata (Decaisne) Svedelius 1906

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: various along eastern coast of Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 840).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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Kajimura, M. (1968). On fruiting season of Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R. Br) Ag. var. denticulata (Decsn.) Weber van Bosse in the Oki Islands, Shimane Prefecture. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 14: 38-43.
Kajimura, M. (1969). On ecology of Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. denticulata in the Oki Islands. Mem. Fac, Liter. Sci., Shimane Univ. Nat. Sci. 2: 81-98.
Kajimura, M. (1977). On dioecious and isogamous reproduction of Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R. Br.) Ag. var. denticulata (Decsn.) Weber van Bosse from the Oki Islands, Shimane Prefecture. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25: 27-33.
Kajimura, M. 1970 (1970). On swarmer production and discharge in (R. Br.) AG. var. denticulata (Decsn.) Weber Van Bosse from the Oki Islands, Shimane Prefecture. Japanese Society of Phycology 18(1): 8-11.
Kajimura, M. 1984 (1984). On ecology of Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. denticulata in the Oki Islands II. : .

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