Caulerpa webbiana var. pickeringii ( & Bailey) Eubank 1946
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Caulerpa pickeringii Harvey & Bailey
Type locality: Wilson’'s Island (Manihi Atoll), Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 850).
Caulerpa pickeringii Harvey & Bailey 1851
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
This is a marine species.
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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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 August 2020.