Codium tomentosum var. coralloides Kützing 1845

Codium coralloides (Kützing) P.C.Silva

Current name: Codium coralloides (Kützing) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia - 26 March 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication Details
Codium tomentosum var. coralloides Kützing 1845: 253 (as 'Codium tomentosum ß coralloides')

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium coralloides (Kützing) P.C.Silva.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 July 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 July 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2024

 
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