Dictyota latifolia Kützing, nom. illeg.
Dictyota latifolia Kützing 1859: 6, pl.12, fig.1, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX  pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to De Clerck (2003), this is a later homonym of D. latifolia Suhr [=Spatoglossum solieri (Chauvin ex Montagne) Kützing].
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Arromanches, Calvados, France (De Clerck 2003: 172). Holotype: L 936.289-62 (De Clerck 2003: 172).
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.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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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.