Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1817

Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

Current name: Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
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Publication Details
Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xxii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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.

Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner

Type Information
Type locality: southern coast of Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 838) Type: R. Brown; BM; (Womersley 1984: 258)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2020

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