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Delesseria dichotoma J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

Publication details
Delesseria dichotoma J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 184-185, pl. LXXI: fig. II

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1845). XXXVI. Algae L. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 175-193. London: L. Reeve.
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Publication date: 1 May 1845

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Schizoseris dichotoma (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kylin

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Auckland Island and Campbell Island (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 467). Type: BM-K

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kylin, H. (1924). Studien ├╝ber die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.

Key references
Saunders, G.W., Brooks, C.M. & Scott, S. (2019). Preliminary DNA barcode report on the marine red algae (Rhodophyta) from the British Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha. Cryptogamie, Algologie 40(10): 105-117, no figs.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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