Codium mucronatum var. tomentosoides Van Goor 1923
Codium fragile subsp. tomentosoides (Van Goor) P.C.Silva Peggy's Cove, Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Codium mucronatum var. tomentosoides Van Goor 1923: 134, fig. 1c
Published in: Van Goor, A.C.J. (1923). Die holländischen meeresalgen (Rhodophyceae, Phaeophyceae und Chlorophyceae) insbesondere der Umgebung von Helder, des Wattenmeeres und der Zuidersee. Verh. K. Akad-Wet. Amst. Sect. 2, 23: 1-232.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot
Neotype locality: "Huisduinen, Netherlands, 1900, Mrs J. L. Redeke-Hoek (specimen not located). In the absence of the holotype, I have selected as neotype a specimen from Helder, Netherlands, annotated by van Goor, in the possession of Prof. J. Heimans, Hugo de Vries Laboratorium, Amsterdam." (Silva 1955: 568).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending in a short, sharp point.
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
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, -238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.
Created: 04 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 January 2021 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 20 September 2021.