Dictyota marginata , nom. illeg. 1913
Dictyota marginata Okamura 1913: 33-35, pl. CVIII: fig. 9; pl. CIX, figs 1-9, nom. illeg.
Published in: Okamura, K. (1913). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. III pp. 1-77, pls CI-CXX. Tokyo: published by the author.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of D. marginata (C. Agardh) Greville [=Stoechospermum polypodioides Lamouroux] [De Clerck (2003)].
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan, various locations (De Clerck 2003: 173).SAP (De Clerck 2003: 173).
Source of current name
Hwang, I-K., Lee, W.J., Kim H.-S & De Clerck, O. (2009). Taxonomic reappraisal of Dilophus okamurae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) from the western Pacific Ocean. Phycologia 48: 1-12.
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2020.