Dichophyllium vulgare Kützing
Dichophyllium vulgare Kützing 1843: 337, pl. 22, II
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Dichophyllium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C.Agardh) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
type locality: Trieste, Italy (De Clerck 2003: 160). Lectotype: L 936.262-239 (De Clerck 2003: 160). Notes: According to De Clerck (2003), the lectotype of D. vulgare is extremely slender and spirally twisted, unlike the specimen illustrated by Kützing in his later work (1859: 6, pl. 10, fig. 2). Lectotypification is established by De Clerck (2003).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
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Verified by: 03 April 2010 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 16 July 2019.