Codium fragile subsp. fragile (Suringar) Hariot 1889

Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot

Current name: Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot
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Publication Details
Codium fragile subsp. fragile (Suringar) Hariot 1889: 32

Published in: Hariot, P. (1889). Algues. In: Mission Scientifique du Cap Horn. 1882-1883. Tome V. Botanique. Cryptogamie. (Hariot, P. & al. Eds), pp. 3-109. Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Imprimieurs Libraires.

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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 fragile (Suringar) Hariot.

Acanthocodium fragile Suringar

Type Information
Type locality: Iaponia: Textor [Japan collected by Textor]; (Suringar 1867: 258) Type: L; 910, 187...1712

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 December 2007 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 January 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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