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Dictyota alternans (J.Agardh) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1993

Publication details
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.

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 Dictyota pinnatifida Kützing

Basionym
Dilophus alternans J.Agardh

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
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003) follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997b: 417).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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