Codium effusum (Rafinesque) Delle Chiaje 1829

Codium effusum (Rafinesque) Delle Chiaje

Current name: Codium effusum (Rafinesque) Delle Chiaje
Selce, northern Croatia - 26 March 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (

Publication Details
Codium effusum (Rafinesque) Delle Chiaje 1829: 14, pl. XXXVII [37, distr. 2]

Published in: Delle Chiaje, S. (1829). Hydrophytologiae Regni Neapolitani icones. Algarum Regni Neapolis descriptiones et icones cura ac studio SDC editae. Distributio I. pp. 1-16, pls I-L [1-50]. Neapoli [Naples]: ex typographia Cataneo et Fernandes.

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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.

Myrsidrum effusum Rafinesque

Type Information
Type locality: Sicily, Italy; (Silva & al. 1996: 854)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spread out, indeterminate, straggling; literally ‘poured out’ (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 December 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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