Dictyerpa Collins &, 1901
Holotype species: Dictyerpa jamaicensis Collins
Currently accepted name for the type species: Padina sanctae-crucis Børgesen
Original publication and holotype designation: Collins, F.S. (1901). The algae of Jamaica. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 37: 229-270, 6 tables, no figs.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Padina.
Dictyerpa, with a single species, Dictyerpa jamaicensis F.S. Collins, is considered to represent a growth stage in the life history of Padina. - (13 Jan 2008) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 13 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.