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Codium platylobium Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Codiaceae
Genus Codium

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Codium platylobium Areschoug
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

Codium platylobium Areschoug
Palm Beach, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).

 

Codium platylobium Areschoug Palm Beach, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
© Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA)

Publication details
Codium platylobium Areschoug 1854: 367

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae novae et minus cognitae in maribus extraeuropaeis collectae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, series 3 1: 329-372.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Codium lindenbergii Binder ex K├╝tzing 1856

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Codium laminarioides has been misapplied to this species by O.Schmidt (1923: 59) (South African record only).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Areschoug 1854: 367).

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Key references
Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. (2010). Bryopsidales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 157-209. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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