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Dictyota ciliata J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Dictyota ciliata J.Agardh 1841: 5, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
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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 ciliolata Sonder ex K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ciliate (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that synonymy between D. ciliata J. Agardh and D. ciliolata was proposed by J. Agardh (1882: 95).

Distributional notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that this is a later homonym of D. ciliata Lamouroux [=Taonia atomaria (Woodward) J. Agardh].

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 588). Hlotype: LD 49113 (De Clerck 2003: 165).

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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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