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Spongodium parvulum Bory ex Audouin 1817

Publication details
Spongodium parvulum Bory ex Audouin in Savigny 1817: pl. 2: fig. 1

Published in: Savigny, J.-C. (1817). Explication sommaire des planches d'Hydrophytes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, publiées par Jules-César Savigny, membre de l'Institute: offerent un exposé des charactères naturels des genres, avec la distinction des espèces.. In: Description de l'Égypte our recueile et des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, publié par les orderes de sa majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand. Histoire naturelle. T. 2. (France (Commission d'Égypte) Eds), pp. 14 pls. [Polyopes], 2 pls [Algae]. Paris: Imprimeries Impériales.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spongodium is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium parvulum (Bory ex Audouin) P.C.Silva

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea or Mediterranean (Index Nominum Algarum).GENT: El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt. leg. Frederik Leliaert FL 1014, 25.xii.2004 (fide Israel et al., Phycologia 49: 110, fig. 6. 2010) (epitype) (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Bory ex Audouin in Savigny 1817. 1828 (INA). - (2 Sep 2020) - Wendy Guiry

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
Silva, P.C. & Lipkin, Y. (2003). Marine algae published by Savigny in the zoological part of "Description de l'Égypte". Cryptogamie, Algologie 24(4): 371-386, 17 figs.

Key references
Israel, A., Einav, R., Silva, P.C., Paz, G., Chacana, M.E. & Douek, J. (2010). First report of the seaweed Codium parvulum (Chlorophyta) in Mediterranean waters: recent blooms on the northern shores of Israel. Phycologia 49: 107-112, 6 figs.

Created: 05 May 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 September 2020 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. 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 20 April 2021.

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