Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe 1905

Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe

Current name: Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe
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Publication Details
Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe 1905: 576

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1905). Phycological studies - II. New Chlorophyceae, new Rhodophyceae and miscellaneous notes. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 32: 563-586, pls 23-29.

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Publication date: "November 1905"

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 sertularioides S.G.Gmelin

Type Information
Type locality: "in coralliis americanis" [Tropical America]; (Silva & al. 1996: 843) Notes: Possibly tropical Atlantic America (Hodgson et al., 2004: 32). Tropical America (Lipkin & Silva, 2002)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 08 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 February 2024

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