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Dilophus gunnianus J.Agardh 1882

Publication details
Dilophus gunnianus J.Agardh 1882: 106, no fig.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1882). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Andra afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 17(4): 1-134, 3 plates.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dilophus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota gunniana (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.Schnetter & Prud'homme

Type information
Syntype localities: "Hab. ad Novam Hollandiam australem (Curdie, in Hb. Harv.) et Tasmaniam (Hb. R. Gunn.) [southern Australia, Curdie; Tasmania, Gunn] (Agardh 1882: 107). Notes: Womersley (1967: 212): "Type Locality. South Australia (Curdie). Type.-Herb. Agardh, LD (No. 49540)." but does not use the word lectotype.

Named for Ronald Campbell Gunn (1808 - 1881), the collector.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Dilophus gunnianus J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: Tasmania (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987), Western Australia (Womersley 1987).

Source of current name
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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