Dictyota alternans (J. ) Hörnig, & Prud'homme 1993
Dictyota alternans (J.Agardh) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1993: 169
Published in: Hörnig, I., Schnetter, R. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1993). Additional note to "The genus Dictyota (Phaeophyceae) in the North Atlantic. I. A new generic concept and new species." Correction and validation of new combinations in the genus Dictyota. Nova Hedwigia 56: 169-171.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota pinnatifida Kützing
Dilophus alternans J.Agardh
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003) follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997b: 417).
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 May 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2021.