Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J. ) P.C. 1956
Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva in P.C. Silva & Womersley 1956: 285, figs 14c, d; 15
Published in: Silva, P.C. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 4: 261-289, 16 figs, 3 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: New Zealand (Silva & Womersley 1956: 285). Lectotype: S. Berggren; LD herb. Agardh 15613 (Silva & Womersley 1956: 285).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1985).
Codium mucronatum var. novae-zelandiae J.Agardh 1887
Codium fragile var. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) Collins 1912
Plants were often reported as Codium tomentosum in the older literature (e.g., Harvey, 1860: 339) (Guiry, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
Armitage, P.R., Nelson, W.A. & Sutherland, J.E. (2017). Mismatch of morphological and molecular identifications in native and invasive subspecies of Codium fragile (Bryopsidophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(1): 218-229, 7 figs, 2 tables.
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
Croce, M.E., Diaz-Tapia, P. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Molecular systematics of the siphonous green algal genus Codium in eastern Victoria, Australia. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(4): 391-407.
Miravalles, A.B., Leonardi, P.I. & Cáceres, E.J. (2011). Male gametogenesis ultrastructure of Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (Bryopsidophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 50(4): 370-378.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
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