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Caulerpa corynephora Montagne

Classification:
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 corynephora Montagne
James Price Point, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Hibberdia magna (J.H.Belcher) R.A.Andersen

Caulerpa corynephora Montagne James Price Point, Western Australia
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Publication details
Caulerpa corynephora Montagne 1842: 14

Published in: Montagne, [J.F.] C. (1842). Prodromus generum specierumque phycearum novarum, in itinere ad polum antarcticum...ab illustri Dumont d'Urville peracto collectarum, notis diagnosticis tantum huc evulgatarum, descriptionibus verò fusioribus nec non iconibus analyticis iam iamque illustrandarum. pp. [1-]16. Parisiis [Paris]: apud Gide, editorem.
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Publication date: Before 10 Sept 1842

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)
Ahnfeldtia corynephora (Montagne) Trevisan
Caulerpa racemosa var. corynephora (Montagne) Weber Bosse 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Toud Island (Warrior Islet), Torres Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 835). Holotype: PC MA 10282 (Verlque, Durand ,Huisman, Boudouresque & Le Parco 2003: 326).

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Key references
Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Verlaque, M., Durand, C., Huisman, J.M., Boudouresque, C-F., & Le Parco, Y. (2003). On the identity and origin of the Mediterranean invasive Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 38: 325-339.

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