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Dictyota dichotoma f. attenuata (Kützing) Vinassa

Publication details
Dictyota dichotoma f. attenuata (Kützing) Vinassa 1892: 110

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

Basionym
Dictyota attenuata Kützing

Type information
Lectotype locality: Granville, France (De Clerck 2003: 163). Lectotype: L 936.262-226 (De Clerck 2003: 163). Notes: Type locality data came from the lectotype specimen, designated by De Clerck (2003), rather than from the original description which states 'mari adriatico et germanico'.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

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

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