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Caulerpa selago (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Caulerpa selago (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xxiii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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.

Basionym
Fucus selago Turner

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 841). Type: Lord Valentia; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 66).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus selago Turner 1808
Chauvinia selago (Turner) Trevisan 1849

Habitat notes
In shallow water of sand-filled depressions in fossil reef flat; on calcareous sand, ca. 50 cm below low water (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (23 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

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.

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