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Dilophus alternans J.Agardh 1882

Publication details
Dilophus alternans J.Agardh 1882: 108, no fig.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1882). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Andra afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 17(4): 1-134, 3 plates.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dilophus is Dilophus gunnianus J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota pinnatifida K├╝tzing

Type information
Type locality: "Ex Key-West Floridas, misit Farlow." [Key West, Florida, U.S.A.] (Agardh 1882: 108). Type: LD (De Clerck 2003: 178).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al., (1996) this species is a synonym of Dictyota alternans (J. Agardh) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud’Homme van Reine.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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