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Codium sursum Kraft & A.J.K.Millar 2000

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 sursum Kraft & A.J.K.Millar
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Tolypothrix calcarata Schmidle

Codium sursum Kraft & A.J.K.Millar Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Codium sursum Kraft & A.J.K.Millar 2000: 590, fig. 31 E

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (2000). Marine and estuarine benthic green algae (Chlorophyta) of Lord Howe Island, south-western Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 13: 509-648.

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.

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

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003) note that the Fijian records are more in accord with C. sursum Kraft & Millar than with C. extricatum P.C. Silva 1959, a South African species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Lord Howe I., NSW, Australia (South & Skelton 2003: 709).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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