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Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva 1957

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Acrosiphoniales
Family Acrosiphoniaceae
Genus Codiolum

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Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks
© 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 peniciliformis 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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Areschoug, J.E. (1866). Observationes phycologicae. Particula prima. De Confervaceis nonnullis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Ser. 3 6(2): 26, Plates I-IV. [in Latin]

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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