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Caulerpa webbiana var. pickeringii (Harvey & Bailey) Eubank 1946

Publication details
Caulerpa webbiana var. pickeringii (Harvey & Bailey) Eubank 1946: 416

Published in: Eubank, L.L. (1946). Hawaiian representatives of the genus Caulerpa. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 409-431, 2 figs, pl. 22.

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.

Caulerpa pickeringii Harvey & Bailey

Type information
Type locality: Wilson’'s Island (Manihi Atoll), Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 850).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa pickeringii Harvey & Bailey 1851

Taxonomic notes
According to Meinesz et al. (1981: 433) this specietal variety is distinct and has a much wider biogeographical distribution than 'true' Caulerpa pickeringii from French Polynesia. - (14 May 2006) -

tufA sequence in GenBank (AJ417966) identical to that of C. webbiana f. tomentella (Harvey ex J. Agardh) Weber-van Bosse (FM956074) (Draisma et al. 2014: 1028). - (15 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

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.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (2003). South Pacific Reef Plants. A diver's guide to the plant life of the South Pacific Coral Reefs. pp. 1-331. Washington, DC: OffShore Graphics, Inc.

Meinesz, A., Jaubert, J. & Denizot, M. (1981). Distribution of the algae belonging to the genus Caulerpa in French Polynesia (atoll of Takapoto and island of Moorea). Proceedings of the Fourth International Coral Reef Symposium, Manila 2: 431-437.

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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