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Colaconema codicola (Børgesen) Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1997

Publication details
Colaconema codicola (Børgesen) Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1997: 248, pl. 76 (1-2)

Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp. [2] + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Colaconema is Colaconema bonnemaisoniae Batters.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Acrochaetium codicola Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Islas Canarias, sin precisar localidad (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 148). Type: C (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 148).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium codicola Børgesen 1927
Rhodochorton codicola (Børgesen) Nakamura 1944
Audouinella codicola (Børgesen) Garbary 1979
Rhodothamniella codicola (Børgesen) Bidoux & Magne 1989

Nomenclatural notes
This combination was not validly made by "Jackelman, Stegenga et Bolton (1991: 304)" as claimed by Athanasidis (2016: 95) as the basionym was not cited. - (1 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
This species has apparently been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 139), probably by shipping and oyster cultivation, being first found in Mediterranean France before 1952. It si generally associated in the Mediterranean with Codium fragile, another introduced species. - (4 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Hwang, I.-K. & Kim, H.-S. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 2. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae: Acrochaetiales, Colaconematales, Palmariales, Nemaliales. Nemalian red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-111, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Sfriso, A., Buosi, A., Wolf, M.A. & Sfriso, A.A. (2019). Invasion of alien macroalgae in the Venice Lagoon, a pest or a resource?. Aquatic Invasions 15(2): 245-270, 29 figs.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

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