Caulerpa ocellata Lamouroux 1809

Publication Details
Caulerpa ocellata Lamouroux 1809: 332

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.

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Publication date: May 2009

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 prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. in Gallia. Hispa. Mediterr." [Mediterranean coasts of France and Spain.]; (Lamouroux 1809: 332)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 November 2018 by Paul Gabrielson.

Last updated: 29 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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