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Dictyota marginata Okamura, nom. illeg. 1913

Publication details
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.
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Type species
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 Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of D. marginata (C. Agardh) Greville [=Stoechospermum polypodioides Lamouroux] [De Clerck (2003)].

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan, various locations (De Clerck 2003: 173).SAP (De Clerck 2003: 173).

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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.

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

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