Acanthocodium fragile 1867
Codium fragile subsp. fragile (Suringar) Hariot Groton, Connecticut, USA; low intertidal pools; note utricle extensions/hairs
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Acanthocodium fragile Suringar 1867: 258, no fig.
Published in: Suringar, W.F.R. (1867). Algarum iaponicarum Musei Botanici L.B. index praecursorius. Annales Musei Botanici Lugduno-Batavi 3: 256-259.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthocodium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot
Type locality: Iaponia: Textor [Japan collected by Textor] (Suringar 1867: 258). Type: L 910, 187...1712
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hariot, P. (1889). Algues. In: Mission Scientifique du Cap Horn. 1882-1883. Tome V. Botanique. Cryptogamie. (Hariot, P., Petit, P., Muller De Argovie, J., Bescherelle, E., Massolongo, C. & Franchet, A. Eds), pp. 3-109. Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Imprimieurs Libraires.
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