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Microdictyon boergesenii Setchell

Publication details
Microdictyon boergesenii Setchell 1925: 106 (as 'Boergesenii' )

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1925). Notes on Microdictyon. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 103-107.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microdictyon is Microdictyon agardhianum Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microdictyon umbilicatum (Velley) Zanardini

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Comments from John et al. (2004): “For the considerable taxonomic confusion surrounding this and closely related species, see Silva et al. (1996).” John et al. (2004) cite Microdictyon agardhianum Decne. as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Dredged in 24 meters, opposite Cruz Bay, St. Jan Islands, Virgin Islands, West Indies, Boergesen, No. 1910. Type No. 207386, Herb. Univev. of California" [St. John, Virgin Islands] (Setchell 1925: 106). Holotype: UC 207386 (Setchell 1925: 106).

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Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Key references
Alves, A.M., Gestinari, L.M.S. & Moura, C.W.N. (2011). Microdictyon (Chlorophyta, Anadyomenaceae) do Estado da Bahia, Brasil. Sitientibus 11(1): 57-61.

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.

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.

Yoshii, Y., Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Miyaji, K., Arai, S., Ueda, K. & Inouye, I. (2004). Carotenoid compositions of Cladophora balls (Aegagropila linnaei) and some members of the Cladophorlaes (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): their taxonomic and evolutionary implication. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1170-1177, 3 figs, 3 tables.

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