Caulerpa cliftonii Harvey Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Caulerpa cliftonii Harvey 1863: lvii (as 'cliftoni' )
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Cliftonii Draisma, Prudhomme & G. Belton Section Cliftonii Draisma, Prudhomme & G. Belton
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: Western Australia [probably Fremantle] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 815). Type: Clifton; TCD (Womersley 1984: 265). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1956: 366) for more information on the type locality of this 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.
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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