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Caulerpa annulata A.H.S.Lucas 1931

Publication details
Caulerpa annulata A.H.S.Lucas 1931: 410, pl. 27: fig.1

Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1931). Notes on Australian marine algae. VI. Descriptions of six new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 56: 407-411, pls XXIII-XXVII.

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 lucasii Prud'homme, Draisma & G.Belton

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with rings (Griffith 2004).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Millar & Kraft (1994), the accepted name for this is Caulerpa hodgkinsoniae J. Agardh. - (31 Jan 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Arthur, Tasmania (Womersley 1984: 269). Lectotype: NSW NSW288774 [ex Lucas herbarium 009957] (Belton & al. 2019: 244, fig 6). Notes: Collector: Mrs Perrin & A.H.S. Lucas; Mr. E. Mayle (INA).

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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
Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Catalogue of marine benthic green algae (Chlorophyta) of New South Wales, including Lord Howe Island, south-western Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 419-453, 4 figs, 1 table.

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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 24 September 2020.

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