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Dictyota pinnatifida Kützing 1859

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Dictyoteae
Genus Dictyota

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Dictyota pinnatifida Kützing
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, epifita en Thalassia testudinum. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

 

Dictyota pinnatifida Kützing en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, epifita en Thalassia testudinum. Foto: Ángel Fernández
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Publication details
Dictyota pinnatifida Kützing 1859: 16, pl. 39: fig. I

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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: Antigua, Leeward Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 596). Holotype: MEL 537282 (De Clerck 2003: 175).

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dilophus alternans J.Agardh 1882
Bicrista alternans (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898
Dictyota alternans (J.Agardh) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1993

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Dictyota alternans (C. Agardh) Hörnig et al. and Dilophus alternans C. Agardh as synonyms of this species.

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.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Tsuda, R.T. (2004). Dictyota (Phaeophyceae) from Micronesia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 41-56.

Vidal Marques, L., Villaca, R. & Pereira, R.C. (2006). Susceptibility of macroalgae to herbivorous fishes at Rocas Atoll, Brazil. Botanica Marina 49: 379-385.

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