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Caulerpa harveyi var. crispata Harvey 1859

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa

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Caulerpa harveyi var. crispata Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 19 Jan 2020. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Mallomonas pumilio K.Harris & D.E.Bradley

Caulerpa crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Caulerpa harveyi var. crispata Harvey 1859: pl. XCV [95]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). 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. 2. pp. [i]-viii, Plates LXI-CXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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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 crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish botanist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Extended description (Belton & Gurgel in Belton et al., 2019).

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1956: 368). Lectotype: TCD TCD0011013 (Belton & al. 2019: 242, fig, 13). Notes: Collector: Harvey.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Belton, G.S., Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, F.D. (2019). A taxonomic reassessment of Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae) in southern Australia, based on tufA and rbcL sequence data. Phycologia 58(3): 234-253, 32 figs., 1 table.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). A critical survey of the marine algae of Southern Australia. I. Chlorophyta. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 7: 343-383.

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