Dictyota robusta J.Agardh 1894

Dictyota robusta J.Agardh

Current name: Dictyota robusta J.Agardh
Houtman Abrolhos, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Dictyota robusta J.Agardh 1894: 76

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica, observationes de speciebus algarum minus cognitae earumque dispositione. Continuatio I. Lunds Universitets Ă…rsSkrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 29(9): 1-144, 2 plates.

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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: "ad oras australes Novae Hollandiae" (Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia); (Silva & al. 1996: 596) Type: Wilson; Herb. Agardh, LD; 49152 (Womersley 1987: 202) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 213) for more information on the type of this species. De Clerck (2003) notes that lectotypification was established by Womersley (1967: 213).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2023

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