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Codium galeatum J.Agardh 1887

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Codiaceae
Genus Codium


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Codium galeatum J.Agardh
Perth, Western Australia. 08 May 2019. J.Phillips. © J.Phillips.


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Codium galeatum J.Agardh Perth, Western Australia
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Publication details
Codium galeatum J.Agardh 1887: 42, pl. I: fig. 1

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 856). Lectotype: F. von Mueller; LD herb. Alg. Agardh 15588 (Silva & Womersley 1956: 275). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting P. Silva & Womersley (1956: 275) for further information regarding the lectotype locality of this species.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Codium tomentosum var. australasicum Areschoug 1854

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Codium tomentosum has been misapplied to this species by various authors. Please see original reference for full details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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