Ulva fasciola ( )
Dilophus fasciola (Roth) M.Howe Sant Antioco, Sardinia, Italy
Ulva fasciola (Roth) Martius 1833: 23
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota fasciola (Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus fasciola Roth
Type locality: Not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 592). Lectotype: (De Clerck 2003: 181). Notes: Lectotype: Roth (1797: pl. 7, fig.1). In the absence of any type material, the original illustration is chosen as a lectotype (De Clerck (2003)).Tronholm et al. (2010: 1309) consider it likely that the Mediterranean was the type locality. They select the following specimen as epitype of Dictyota fasciola (Fig. 7A): GENT ODC 1057 (O. De Clerck, 24 May 2005, Cap du troc, Banyuls).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tape, little bandage.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 30 May 2005 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 2005 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.