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Codium giraffa P.C.Silva 1979

Publication details
Codium giraffa P.C.Silva 1979: 264, figs 1; 2a-g

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1979). Codium giraffa, a new marine green alga from tropical Pacific Mexico. Phycologia 18: 264-268.
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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
Holotype locality: Papanoa, Guerrero, México (Silva 1979: 265). Holotype: F.F. Pederoche and others; 17 December 1977; On rocks in surf exposed at low tide. UC 1446015 (Silva 1979: 265). Notes: Isotype at MEXU.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Codium giraffa P.C.Silva)
North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Silva 1979, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2005).

Key references
Alvarez-Hernández, S., de Lara-Isassi, G., Arreguin-Espinoza, R., Arreguin, B., Hernández-Santoyo, A. & Rodríguez-Romero, A. (1999). Isolation and partial characterization of giraffine, a lectin from the Mexican endemic alga Codium giraffa Silva. Botanica Marina 42: 573-580, 5 figs, 2 tables.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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References
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Alvarez-Hernández, S., de Lara-Isassi, G., Arreguin-Espinoza, R., Arreguin, B., Hernández-Santoyo, A. & Rodríguez-Romero, A. (1999). Isolation and partial characterization of giraffine, a lectin from the Mexican endemic alga Codium giraffa Silva. Botanica Marina 42: 573-580, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Silva, P.C. (1979). Codium giraffa, a new marine green alga from tropical Pacific Mexico. Phycologia 18: 264-268.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 April 2021.

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