Dilophus gunnianus J. 1882
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.
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
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.
This is a marine species.
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.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. -484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
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