Dictyota variegata J.V.Lamouroux 1809
Current name: Lobophora variegata (J.V.Lamouroux) Womersley ex E.C.OliveiraABC Taxa (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dictyota variegata J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 40
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Exposition des caractères du genre Dictyota, et tableau des espèces qu'il renferem. Journal de Botanique [Desvaux] 2: 38-44.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lobophora variegata (J.V.Lamouroux) Womersley ex E.C.Oliveira.
Type locality: Antilles, West Indies; (Silva & al. 1996: 598) Type: CN; (Yoshida 1998: 223) Notes: De Clerck (2003: 186) notes that lectotypification was established by Womersley (1967: 221-222) and that the type is located in CN (C7F100). According to Womersley (1987: 255), the type of Lobophora variegata 1967 was collected by Richard; he does not cite Dictyota variegata. In Womersley (1967: 221) Zonaria variegata is cited [=Z. variegata (Lamouroux) C. Agardh 1817 ?]. Epitype: [MICH], GenBank KR260367 (Schultz et al., 2015: 491).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), variegated.
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 20 June 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 June 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023