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Caulerpa mauritiana Børgesen

Publication details
Caulerpa mauritiana Børgesen 1940: 45-49, pl. III

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1940). Some marine algae from Mauritius. I. Chlorophyceae. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 15(4): 81, 26 figs, 3 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulerpa is Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa brachypus Harvey

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Grand Bay, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 814).

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Source of current name
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2019.

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