Rugulopteryx radicans ( ) De Clerck &
Rugulopteryx radicans (Harvey) De Clerck & Coppejans in De Clerck et al. 2006: 1286
Published in: De Clerck, O., Leliaert, F., Verbruggen, H., Lane, C.E., De Paula, J.C., Payo, D.I. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revised classification of the Dictyoteae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) based on rbcL and 26S ribosomal DNA sequence data analyses. Journal of Phycology 42: 1271-1288, 6 figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rugulopteryx.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Dictyota radicans Harvey
Lectotype locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 596). Holotype: TCD 69A (De Clerck 2003: 176). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 210) for more information on the lectotype of this species.
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).
Dictyota radicans Harvey 1855
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 December 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.