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Dictyopteris tripolitana Nizamuddin 1981

Publication details
Dictyopteris tripolitana Nizamuddin 1981: 18, pls. II: A, XXII, XXXIII, XXXIX: C

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyopteris is Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
"Nizamuddin%u2019s (1981) taxonomic conclusions are questionable due to the possible confusion between sori and hair tufts, at least for specimens by Nizamuddin ascribed to D. membranacea and to D. tripolitana. Such an opinion was expressed by both Silva et al. (1996: 924-927) and Phillips (2000), who stated that Nizamuddin%u2019s (1981) taxonomic conclusions should be confirmed." (Cormaci et al. 2012: 46).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sciare El-Faateh, ad Tripoli, Libya (Nizamuddin 1981: 18). Type: 15.6.1974; Drift on Posidonia oceanica.. Nizamuddin 0512a (Nizamuddin 1981: 18).

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Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Key references
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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