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Codium adhaerens C.Agardh 1822

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 adhaerens C.Agardh
  Granada, Spain. 17 Mar 2021.  M. Altamirano. © Maria Altamirano Jeschke .

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
  Granada, Spain. 17 Mar 2021.  M. Altamirano. © Maria Altamirano Jeschke .

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
Porthallow, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall. SW7982023245. One 300mm dia. specimen on vertical north facing rock surface, lower middleshore.. 28 Feb 2017. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
lower intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013,. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
1. Fragment. 2, 3. Sketchs of the upper portion of utricle and utricle with gametangium. 4. Middle intertidal pool (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
South of Portugal, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Codium adhaerens C.Agardh
Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Codium adhaerens C.Agardh 1. Fragment. 2, 3. Sketchs of the upper portion of utricle and utricle with gametangium. 4. Middle intertidal pool (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Codium adhaerens C.Agardh 1822: 457

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

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.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), adhering (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Spongodium adhaerens (C.Agardh) Lenormad ex Duby 1830

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Agardhia adhaerens Ant.Cabrera 1823

Taxonomic notes
Tsiamis et al. (2013) remark "Although numerous records of this species do exist for the Mediterranean Sea, including Greece (see Athanasiadis, 1987), we agree with Gallardo et al. (1993) that these records might refer to Codium effusum, a rather common alga of the Greek coasts. These two species share similar external morphology and their distinction requires detailed examination. Thus, the Greek records of C. adhaerens, which all lack sufficient documentation, should be treated as debatable, pending new documented records." - (11 May 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
The status of this species in the Mediterranean and elsewhere outside the north-eastern Atlatnic needs reassessment. The records for the Mediterranean should be probably be referred to Codium effusum (Gallardo et al., 1993). John et al. (2004) note that this species is recorded for “western Africa” by Schmidt (1931).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Levring, T. (1945). Marine algae from some Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, N.F., Avd. 2 41(7): 1-36, 1 pl.

Mya Kyawt Wai, Thida Nyunt, Soe Pa Pa Kyaw and Soe-Htun, U. (2009). The morphology and distribution of the genus Codium (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) from Myanmar. Journal of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science 7(5): 183-187.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Tsiamis, K., Panayotidis, P., Economou-Amilli, A. & Katsaros, C. (2013). Seaweeds of the Greek coasts. I. Phaeophyceae. Mediterranean Marine Science 14(1): 141-157.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Hoffman, R., Israel, A., Lipkin, Y., Dubinsky, Z. & Iluz, D. (2008). First record of two seaweeds from the Israeli Mediterranean: Galaxaura rugosa (J. Ellis & Solander) J.V. Lamouroux (Rhodophyta) and Codium adhaerens C. Agardh (Rhodophyta). Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 56: 123-126.
Powell, H.T. (1966). The occurrence of Codium adhaerens (Cabr.) C. Ag. in Scotland, and a note on Codium amphibium Moore ex Harvey. Some Contemporary Studies in Marine Science : 591-595.

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