Codium bursa (Olivi) C.Agardh Bari, Italy
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Lamarckia bursa Olivi 1792: 258
Published in: Olivi, G. (1792). Zoologia adriatica: ossia catalogo ragionato degli animali del Golfo e delle Lagune di Venezia; preceduto da una dissertazione sull storia fisica e naturale del Golfo; e accompagnato da memorie, ed osservazioni di fisica storia naturale ed economia. pp. [i]-xxxii, [i-6], [1-334], 9 pls. Bassano [del Grappa]: [G. Remondini e fl.].
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium bursa (Olivi) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A genus name used by C. Bauhin; also a purse; originally an oxhide, animal skin (Newton 1931).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to INA, Alcyonium bursa Linnaeus is "...traditionally cited as basionym of Codium bursa, but is invalid in botanical nomenclature. The type of Alcyonium bursa Linnaeus is the basionym for a sponge, Weberella bursa (Linnaeus, 1758) (M. Spencer-Jones in Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 239). see http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134232. - (7 May 2013) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 04 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 April 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2019.