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Dictyota aequalis var. minor Kützing

Publication details
Dictyota aequalis var. minor Kützing 1859: 9, pl.20, fig.1

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (De Clerck 2003: 161). Lectotype: Kützing (1859: pl.20, fig. 1): (De Clerck 2003: 161). Notes: Kützing did not describe this variety but referred to his Species Algarum (1849: 555) which, however, contains no entry for D. aequalis var. minor. Nonetheless, the name is validated by the special provisions for non-vascular plants made by Art. 44.2. A type specimen could not be located in the Herb. Kützing or Herb. Sonder. Therefore, the illustration is chosen as a lectotype.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 June 2019.

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