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Codium fragile f. atlanticum (A.D.Cotton) Levring 1937

Publication details
Codium fragile f. atlanticum (A.D.Cotton) Levring 1937: 34

Published in: Levring, T. (1937). Zur Kenntnis der Algenflora der Norwegischen Westküste. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift. N.F. avd. 2 33(8): 1-147, 4 pls, 19 figs. [in German]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium fragile subsp. atlanticum (A.D.Cotton) P.C.Silva

Codium mucronatum var. atlanticum A.D.Cotton

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Roonah Point (opposite Clare Island), Co. Mayo, Eire" [Republic of Ireland] (Silva 1955: 567). Lectotype: A.D. Cotton; June 1910; rock pool. (Silva 1955: 567).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
Silva, P.C. (1955). The dichotomous species of Codium in Britain. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 34: 565-577, 5 figs, 1 plate.

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Verified by: 03 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Jurd, K.M., Rogers, D.J., Blunden, G. & McLellan, D.S. (1995). Anticoagulant properties of sulphated polysaccharides and a proteoglycan from Codium fragile ssp. atlanticum. J. Appl. Phycol. 7: 339-345.
Rogers, D.J., Jurd, K., Blunden, G., Zanetti, F. & Paoletti, S. (1990). Anticoagulant activity in extracts of the green alga Codium fragile subsp. atlanticum. British Phycological Journal 25: 96.

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