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Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe

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 decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

 

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Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe 1911: 494, 495

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1911). Phycological studies - V. Some marine algae of Lower California, Mexico. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 38: 489-514, 1 fig., pls 27-34.

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.

Basionym
Ulva decorticata Woodward

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 852).

Origin of species name
(Latin), deprived of bark, lacking a covering (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva decorticata Woodward 1797

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus tomentosus var. elongatus Turner 1809
Codium elongatum (Turner) C.Agardh 1823
Codium tomentosum var. elongatum (Turner) Ardissone 1887

Taxonomic notes
ESU (evolutionary significant unit), Codium duthieae 3 contained specimens (from Arabian Sea) conforming to C. fastigiatum, C. duthieae and C. decortatum (Verbruggen et al. 2007: 244). - (2 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe)
Portugese: Chorão, Macarrão verde (Oliveira 1947).

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Nizamuddin, M. (1991). The green marine algae of Libya. pp. 1-230. Bern: El-Faateh University, Department of Botany.

Oliveira-Carvalho, M. de F. de, Pereira, S.M.B. & Pedroche, F.F. (2010). Taxonomy and distribution of the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in Brazil. Nova Hedwigia 91: 87-109.

Oliveira-Carvalho, M.F., Oliveira, M.C., Pereira, S.M.B. & Verbruggen, H. (2012). Phylogenetic analysis of Codium species from Brazil, with the description of the new species C. pernambucensis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 47(4): 355-365.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Verbruggen, H. & Costa, J.F. (2015). Molecular survey of Codium species diversity in southern Madagascar . Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 171-187.

Verbruggen, H., Leliaert, F., Maggs, C.A., Shimada, S., Schils, T., Provan, J., Booth, D., Murphy, S., De Clerck, O., Littler, D.S., Littler, M.M. & Coppejans, E. (2007). Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 240-254.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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References
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Ahmad, V.U., Aliya, R., Perveen, S. & Shameel, M. (1993). Sterols from marine green alga Codium decorticatum. Phytochemistry 33: 1189-1192, 1 table.
Duke, C.S., Litaker, W. & Ramus, J. (1989). Effects of temperature, nitrogen supply, and tissue nitrogen on ammonium uptake rates of the chlorophyte seaweeds Ulva curvata and Codium decorticatum. Journal of Phycology 25: 113-120.
Schussnig, B. (1950). Die gametogenese von Codium decorticatum (Woodw.) Howe. Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 44: 55-71.

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