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Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva 1956

Classification:
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 fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Codium fragile, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Codium fragile, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Codium fragile, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Codium fragile, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Sphaerococcus radula var. stiriatus (Turner) Rudolphi

Codium fragile subsp. tasmanicum (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva Codium fragile, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
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.

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.

Basionym
Codium mucronatum var. tasmanicum J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Tasmania, Australia (Silva & al. 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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Codium mucronatum var. tasmanicum J.Agardh 1887

Taxonomic notes
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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