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Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Publication details
Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: 58

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

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.

Zonaria dichotoma var. intricata C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva & al. 1996: 590). Type: LD? (De Clerck 2003: 183).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zonaria dichotoma var. intricata C.Agardh 1820
Dictyota vulgaris var. intricata (C.Agardh) Kützing 1845
Dictyota intricata (C.Agardh) Kützing 1859
Dictyota dichotoma f. intricata (C.Agardh) Schmidt 1931

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus linearis Forsskål 1775
Zonaria implexa (Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1817
Dictyota cirrhosa Suhr 1839
Dictyota verrucosa Suhr 1841
Dichophyllium vulgare Kützing 1843
Dictyota vulgaris (Kützing) Kützing 1845
Dictyota striolata Kützing 1847
Dictyota acuminata Kützing 1849
Dictyota linearis Trevisan 1849
Dictyota ornata Zanardini ex Frauenfeld 1855
Dictyota abyssinica Kützing 1859
Dictyota angustissima Sonder ex Kützing 1859
Dictyota fibrosa Kützing 1859
Dictyota notarisii Sonder ex Kützing 1859
Dictyota ornata Zanardini ex Kützing 1859
Dictyota fasciola var. striolata (Kützing) De Notaris 1865
Dictyota dichotoma var. vulgaris (Kützing) Grunow 1874
Dictyota spiralis Schousboe ex Bornet 1892
Neurocarpus spiralis Schousboe 1892
Neurocarpus tenuissimus Schousboe 1892
Dictyota fasciola var. angustissima (Sonder ex Kützing) Schiffner 1933

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al., (1996) the following names have been applied to this species: Dictyota cirrhosa - Hohenacker 1862 (1852-1862): no. 512 (in part). Dictyota fasciola - Delf & Michel (1921: 101) - Stephenson, Stephenson & du Toit (1937: 372).

Tronholm et al (2010: 1309) note that this variety could not be distinguished from D. dichotoma using genetic markers applied in their study or with highly variable mitochondrial spacer sequences designed for phylogeographic purposes (F. Steen and O. De Clerck, unpubl data). - (4 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 45: 1-508.

De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

Nizamuddin, M. (1981). Contribution to the marine algae of Libya Dictyotales. Bibliotheca Phycologica 54: 1-122, pls I-XXXIX, 1 map.

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

Ribero Siguan, M.A., Gomez Garreta, A., Salvador Soler, N. Rull Lluch, J. & Kapraun, D.F. (2011). Nuclear content estimates suggest a synapomorphy between Dictyota and six genera of the Dictyotales (Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 32(2): 205-219.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Tronholm, A., Steen, F., Tyberghein, L., Leliaert, F. Verbruggen, H., Siguan, M.A.R. & De Clerck, O. (2010). Species delimitation, taxonomy, and biogeography of Dictyota in Europe (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1301-1321.

Viera-Rodriguez, M.A., Audiffred, P.A.J., Gil-Rodríguez, M.C., Prud'Homme Van Reine, W.F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (1987). Adiciones al catálogo de algas marinas bentónicas para el Archipélago Canario. III. Vieraea 17: 227-235, 10 figs.

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