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Ceramium codicola J.Agardh

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium


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Ceramium codicola J.Agardh
Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).


Publication details
Ceramium codicola J.Agardh 1894: 23

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica. Continuatio II. Acta Universitatis Lundensis Afd. 2 30(7): 1-99, 1 plate.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Apona codicola (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium codiophilum Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937

Habitat notes
Subtidal zone (Cho et al. 2003) - (1 May 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Santa Cruz, California (Cho, Boo & Hansen 2002: 557). Lectotype: Farlow; Epiphytic on Codium sp.. LD 20930 (Cho, Boo & Hansen 2002: 557). Notes: Lectotype designated by Cho et al. (2002: 557).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium codicola J.Agardh)
North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901, Lindstrom 1977, Scagel et al. 1989), Baja California (Dawson 1962), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989, Lewis & Lanker), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel et al. 1989, Stewart 1991, Cho, Boo & Hansen 2002, Carlile et al. 2010, Miller 2012), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944), Oregon (Hansen 1997, Cho, Boo & Hansen 2002), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Key references
Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M. & Hansen, G.I. (2002). Structure and reproduction of the genus Ceramium (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Oregon, USA. Phycologia 40: 547-571.

Cho, T.O., Fredericq, S., Murray, S.N. & Boo, S.M. (2003). New insights in the taxonomy of the Ceramium sinicola complex: resurrection of C. interruptum (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 39: 775-788.

Lewis, R.J. & Lanker, M.D. (2004). Branching pattern of gametophytes and tetrasporophytes of (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) is related to phase and reproductive structures. Phycologia 43: 121-125.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 May 2012 by Wendy Guiry

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Lewis, R.J. & Lanker, M.D. (2004). Branching pattern of gametophytes and tetrasporophytes of (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) is related to phase and reproductive structures. Phycologia 43: 121-125.

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