Dilophus fasciola ( ) M.
Dilophus fasciola (Roth) M.Howe Sant Antioco, Sardinia, Italy
Dilophus fasciola (Roth) M.Howe 1914: 72
Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota fasciola (Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus fasciola Roth
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).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tape, little bandage.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.
Nizamuddin, M. (1981). Contribution to the marine algae of Libya Dictyotales. Bibliotheca Phycologica 54: 1-122, pls I-XXXIX, 1 map.
Created: 06 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2018.