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Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft

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 platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia; with Aplysia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
, Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Codium platyclados , Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Codium platyclados , Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Codium platyclados , Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Codium platyclados Eucheuma serra , Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia; shallow subtidal. 01 Jan 0001. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 01 Jan 0001. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cliftonia lamourouxii Harvey

Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft Lord Howe Island, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Codium platyclados R.Jones & Kraft 1984: 266, figs 8-13

Published in: Jones, R. & Kraft, G.T. (1984). The genus Codium (Codiales, Chlorophyta) at Lord Howe Island (N. S. W.). Brunonia 7: 253-276, 13 figs.

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.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to South & Skelton (2003: 708), Fijian meterial previously assigned to Codium platyclados Jone et Kraft (N' Yeurt et al.1996: 63), has been examined by M. Chacana and P.C. Silva, and will be described as a new species by them.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Neds Beach, Lord Howe Island, Australia (Kraft 2000: 590). Holotype: Kraft & Ricker; 10.xii.1978; 9 m deep on low limestone patform. MELU K9626a (Kraft 2000: 590). Notes: Kraft (2007: 156) cites the Holotype as MELU LHI-9626.

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2019.

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