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Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray 1891

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 fergusonii G.Murray
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray
Boheydulang, Sabah, Ref Slope - 15m. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray
Boheydulang, Sabah, Ref Slope - 15m. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Avrainvillea nigricans f. floridana D.S.Littler & Littler

Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication details
Caulerpa fergusonii G.Murray 1891: 212, pl. LIII [53]: figs 1, 2

Published in: Murray, G. (1891). On new species of Caulerpa, with observations on the position of the genus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 3: 207-213, pls 52, 53.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Caulerpa Section Sedoideae

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 820). Type: Ferguson 415; (Index Nominum Algarum

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Key references
Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.

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