Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot 1889

Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot

Current name: Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore - 06 October 2005. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot 1889: 32-33

Published in: Hariot, P. (1889). Algues. In: Mission Scientifique du Cap Horn. 1882-1883. Tome V. Botanique. Cryptogamie. (Hariot, P. & al. Eds), pp. 3-109. Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Imprimieurs Libraires.

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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.

Acanthocodium fragile Suringar

Type Information
Type locality: Iaponia: Textor [Japan collected by Textor]; (Suringar 1867: 258) Type: L; 910, 187...1712

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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