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

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 simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
Caulerpa simpliciuscula, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Caulerpa simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
From: Harvey, W.H. (1858-1863). Phycologia australica. Vols 1-5. Plates I-CCC. London: Lovell Reeve & Co. Available on CD from http://www.phycology.ugent.be/harvey.

Caulerpa simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au). From: Huisman, J.M. (2000). Marine Plants of Australia. University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia..


Caulerpa simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.

Publication details
Caulerpa simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1823: 439

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], [399]-531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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.

Fucus simpliciuscula R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: Kent Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 846).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ahnfeldtia simpliciuscula (R.Brown) Trevisan
Fucus simpliciuscula R.Brown ex Turner 1809
Chauvinia simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa simpliciuscula (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh)
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Bass Strait (Huisman 2000), Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Queensland (Lewis 1987 ), South Australia (Womersley 1984, Huisman 2000), Tasmania (Womersley 1984, Huisman 2000, Scott 2017), Victoria (Womersley 1984, Huisman 2000), Western Australia (Womersley 1984, Huisman & Walker 1990, Huisman 2000).

Key references
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Created: 07 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Howard, R.J., Gayler, K.R. & Grant, B.R. (1975). Products of photosynthesis in Caulerpa simpliciuscula (Chorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 11: 463-471, 7 figs, 6 tables.
Howard, R.J., Grant, B.R. & Fock, H. (1977). Storage and structural products during photosynthesis in the siphonous alga Caulerpa simpliciuscula (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 13: 340-345, 6 figs, 1 table.

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