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Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Dictyoteae
Genus Dictyota

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Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. In situ.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Habit of dichotomous to irregular branching of strap-shaped blades.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Transverse section of blade margin with small surface cells and single layer of large medullary cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Surface view of large apical cells giving rise to small surface cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Rectangular surface cells with faint outline of medullary cells below.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Rectangular surface cells with faint outline of medullary cells below.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Surface view of large apical cells giving rise to small surface cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Transverse section of blade margin with small surface cells and single layer of large medullary cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
Panama. Transverse section of blade with small surface cells and single layer of large medullary cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh
. 01 Apr 2010. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

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Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh Panama. In situ.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Dictyota binghamiae J.Agardh 1894: 72

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica, observationes de speciebus algarum minus cognitae earumque dispositione. Continuatio I. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 29(9): 1-144, 2 plates.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pachydictyon binghamiae (J.Agardh) E.Y.Dawson 1950

Taxonomic notes
According to De Clerck (2003), this species has been subject to confusion in the past due to its ability to form a multilayered cortex. Therefore, Dawson (1950: 84-86) suggested it might belong to the genus Pachydictyon, but this transfer was not widely accepted.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Santa Barbara, California, USA (De Clerck 2003: 164). Type: LD? (De Clerck 2003: 164).

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Key references
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Dawson, E.Y. (1950). On the status of the brown alga, Dictyota binghamiae J. G. Agardh. Wasmann Journal of Biology 8: 267-269.
Foster, M., Neushul, M. & Chi, E.Y. (1972). Growth and reproduction of Dictyota binghamiae J. G. Agardh. Botanica Marina 15: 96-101.
Scagel, R.F. (1971). The brown alga Dictyota binghamiae J. Ag. from British Columbia and northern Washington. Syesis 4: 261-262.

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