Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva 1957

Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug

Current name: Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks - 06 April 2009. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva 1957: 142, 143

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Remarks on algal nomenclature. Taxon 6: 141-145.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codiolum is Codiolum gregarium A.Braun.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug.

Basionym
Conferva penicilliformis Roth

Type Information
Syntype localities: Ad littora mar. sept. pr. Eckwarden [Niedersachsen, Germany] Trentepohl & in insula Norderney Mertens; (Roth 1806: 71) Isotype: LD; herb. alg. Agardh, no. 7417 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 221) the type is from Germany (North Sea ); probably lost.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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