Dictyota complanata Schousboe ex , nom. inval.
Dictyota complanata Schousboe ex Bornet 1892: 227, nom. inval.
Published in: Bornet, E. (1892). Les algues de P.-K.-A. Schousboe. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles et Mathématiques de Cherbourg 28: 165-376, pls I-III.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Clerk (2003) notes that this is a nomen nudum. See note for Dictyota areolata Schousboe.
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Bornet (1892: 227).
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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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M.D. 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 18 June 2019.