Dilophus fasciola (Roth) M.Howe Sant Antioco, Sardinia, Italy
Fucus fasciola Roth 1797: 146, pl. VII: fig. 1
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, -244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota fasciola (Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tape, little bandage.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 592). Lectotype: (De Clerck 2003: 181). Notes: Lectotype: Roth (1797: pl. 7, fig.1). In the absence of any type material, the original illustration is chosen as a lectotype (De Clerck (2003)).Tronholm et al. (2010: 1309) consider it likely that the Mediterranean was the type locality. They select the following specimen as epitype of Dictyota fasciola (Fig. 7A): GENT ODC 1057 (O. De Clerck, 24 May 2005, Cap du troc, Banyuls).
Source of current name
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Tronholm, A., Steen, F., Tyberghein, L., Leliaert, F. Verbruggen, H., Siguan, M.A.R. & De Clerck, O. (2010). Species delimitation, taxonomy, and biogeography of Dictyota in Europe (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1301-1321.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 March 2019.