Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks
© Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Acanthocodium fragile Suringar 1867: 258
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
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan (Suringar 1867: 258). Type: L 910, 187...1712 (Womersley 1984: 238).
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.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2297 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14903
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.