Codium extricatum P.C.
Codium extricatum P.C.Silva 1959: 145, fig. 17, pls. XIII, XIV
Published in: Silva, P.C. (1959). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in South Africa. Journal of South African Botany 25: 101-165, 22 figs, Plates II-XVI.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 854) the following names have been misapplied to this species by various authors; Codium tomentosum var. tenue, Codium tenue and Codium tomentosum. Please consult original reference for full details.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: mouth of Qolora River, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 854).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Codium extricatum P.C.Silva)
Africa: Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Verbruggen & Costa 2015 ), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).
Indian Ocean Islands: Rodrigues Island (De Clerck et al. 2004).
South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008).
Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Lewis 1987, Millar & Kraft 1994), New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1994), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
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