Agardhia bursa (Linnaeus) Ant.Cabrera, nom. illeg. 1823

Codium bursa (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Current name: Codium bursa (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
upper subtidal, Marseille, France, 2011Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Agardhia bursa (Linnaeus) Ant.Cabrera, nom. illeg. 1823: 99

Published in: Cabrera, A. (1823). Descriptio novi generis Algarum. Physiographiska Sällskapets Årsberättelse 1823: 99 only, no figs.

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Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium bursa (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

Alcyonium bursa Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "in O. Europaeo."; (Silva & al. 1996: 898)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), A genus name used by C. Bauhin; also a purse; originally an oxhide, animal skin (Newton 1931).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 April 2021

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