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Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor

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 bikinensis W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center. From: Ohba, H., Victor, S., Golbuu, Y. & Yukihira, H. (2007) Tropical Marine Plants of Palau. pp. 153. PICRC & JICA..

Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center. From: Ohba, H., Victor, S., Golbuu, Y. & Yukihira, H. (2007) Tropical Marine Plants of Palau. pp. 153. PICRC & JICA..

Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center. From: Ohba, H., Victor, S., Golbuu, Y. & Yukihira, H. (2007) Tropical Marine Plants of Palau. pp. 153. PICRC & JICA..

Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. 22 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center. From: Ohba, H., Victor, S., Golbuu, Y. & Yukihira, H. (2007) Tropical Marine Plants of Palau. pp. 153. PICRC & JICA..

 

Gastridium filiforme var. incrassatum (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye

Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep

Publication details
Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor 1950: 66, 204, pl. 33

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, [1]- 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bikini Atoll [Marshall Islands] (Taylor 1950: 67). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-206; 13.iv.1946; Dredged from 37-57 m on the seaweed side of the reef. MICH (Taylor 1950: 67).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa bikinensis W.R.Taylor)
Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), French Polynesia (Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950, Dawson 1957), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Republic of Palau (Ohba et al 2007).

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