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Caulerpa urvilleana Montagne

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 urvilleana Montagne
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa urvilleana Montagne
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep in the shade. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa urvilleana Montagne
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the sun. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa urvilleana Montagne
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep in the sun. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Furcellaria rotunda (Hudson) Lyngbye

Caulerpa urvilleana Montagne Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Caulerpa urvilleana Montagne 1845: 21 (as 'urvilliana' )

Published in: Montagne, C. (1845). Plantes cellulaires. In: Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelée...pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont-d'Urville. Botanique. (Hombron, J.B. & Jacquinot, H. Eds) Vol. 1, pp. i-xiv, 1-349. Paris: Gide et Cie, Éditeurs.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chauvinia urvilleanea (Montagne) Kützing 1849
Caulerpa cupressoides var. urvilleana (Montagne) L.M.Hodgson, P.H. Tri, K.Lewmanomont & K.J. McDermid 2005

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Toud Island (Warrior Islet), Torres Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 849).

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Key references
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. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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