Dictyota decumbens (R.W.Ricker) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1992

Publication Details
Dictyota decumbens (R.W.Ricker) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1992: 53

Published in: Hörnig, I., Schnetter, R., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Coppejans, E., Achenbach-Wege, K. & Over, J.M. (1992). The genus Dictyota (Phaeophyceae) in the North Atlantic. I. A new generic concept and new species. Nova Hedwigia 54: 45-62, 6 figs, 3 tables.

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.

Basionym
Dilophus decumbens R.W.Ricker

Type Information
Type locality: Green Gorge, Macquarie Island; (De Clerck 2003: 179) Holotype: MELU; R1143 (De Clerck 2003: 179)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), with prostrate stems, the tips rising upwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 September 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 September 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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