Codiolum penicilliforme ( ) P.C. 1957
Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks
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Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva 1957: 142, 143
Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Remarks on algal nomenclature. Taxon 6: 141-145.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Conferva peniciliformis Roth
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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]
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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.