Dictyota furcellata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Publication Details
Dictyota furcellata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: xliii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

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.

Basionym
Zonaria furcellata C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Shark Bay, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 593) Holotype: LD; 49414 (De Clerck 2003: 183) Notes: Womersley (1987: 196) gives the following data: Type from Shark Bay, W. Aust. (Gaudichaud); in Herb. Agardh, LD, 49414 (the type sheet is without a locality but is the only C. Agardh specimen in LD).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 February 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 February 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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