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Dictyota crenulata J.Agardh 1847

Publication details
Dictyota crenulata J.Agardh 1847: 7

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: San Agustín, Oaxaca, Mexico (Silva & al. 1996: 588). Lectotype: LD 49049a (De Clerck 2003: 166). Notes: De Clerck (2003) notes that lectotypification was established by Nizamuddin & Gerloff (1979:867) who erroneously cited the specimen as LD 49042a. The specimen bears the number LD 49049a.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dilophus crenulatus (J.Agardh) Nizamuddin & Gerloff 1979

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dictyota bartayresiana var. denticulata Kützing 1859

Taxonomic notes
Tronholm & al. (2013) showed that specimens of Dictyota crenulata from the Atlantic Ocean were genetically distinct from those in the eastern Pacific, thus resurrecting the name D. jamaicensis for the former. - (14 Jun 2021) - Craig Schneider

Distributional notes
This species is presently known only from the Pacific coast of Central America. Atlantic specimens referred to this species in the past are now assigned to Dictyota jamaicensis W.R.Taylor (Tronholm & al. 2013). - (4 Apr 2013) - Craig Schneider

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Agardh, J.G. (1882). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Andra afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 17(4): 1-134, 3 plates.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Dawson, E.Y. (1950). Notes on some Pacific Mexican Dictyotaceae.. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 77: 83-93, 3 figs.

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, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Pilger, R. (1920). Algae Mildbraedianae Annobonenses. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 57(1): 1-14, 34 figs.

Tronholm, A., Afonso-Carrillo, J., Sanson, M., Leliaert, F., Fernández-Garcia, C. & De Clerck, O. (2013). Taxonomy of the Dictyota ciliolata-crenulata complex (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 52 (2): 171-181.

Wysor, B. & De Clerck, O. (2003). An updated and annotated list of marine brown algae (Phaeophyceae) of the Caribbean coast of the Republic of Panama. Botanica Marina 46: 151-160.

Created: 29 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 June 2021 by Craig Schneider

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Tronholm, A., Afonso-Carrillo, J., Sanson, M., Leliaert, F., Fernández-Garcia, C. & De Clerck, O. (2013). Taxonomy of the Dictyota ciliolata-crenulata complex (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 52 (2): 171-181.

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