Dictyota ceylanica Kützing 1859

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing

Current name: Dictyota ceylanica KützingABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication Details
Dictyota ceylanica Kützing 1859: 11, pl. 25: fig. 1

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Sri Lanka; (Silva & al. 1996: 588) Holotype: MEL; 537259 (De Clerck 2003: 165) Notes: Leg. W.H. Harvey, presumably in L (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 September 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 September 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2024

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