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Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson 1932

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 stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Codium stephensiae C.I.Dickinson 1932: 131-136, figs. 1-3, pl. 3

Published in: Dickinson, C.I. (1932). A new adherent Codium from South Africa. Revue Algologique 6: 131-136, 3 figs, Plate 3.

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
Lectotype locality: Kommetjie, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 862). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting P. Silva (1959: 116) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Codium adhaerens has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1896: 194 (in part)).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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