Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J. ) P.C.
Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva Codium fragile, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva in Brodie, Maggs & D.M. John 1956: 283-284, figs 14a,b
Published in: Silva, P.C. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 4: 261-289, 16 figs, 3 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: Tasmania, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 855).R. Gunn; LD herb. Agardh 15606 (Silva & Womersley 1956: 284). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting P. Silva & Womersley (1956: 284) for further information regarding the Lectotype locality of this species.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).
Codium mucronatum var. tasmanicum J.Agardh 1887
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Codium tomentosum has been misapplied to this species by C.Agardh (1823 [1822-1823]: 452-454) and base this on examination of specimens in LD and PC. Please see original reference for full details.
This is a marine species.
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.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.