Dilophus wilsonii J. 1894
Dilophus wilsonii J.Agardh 1894: 90 (as 'Wilsoni' )
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica, observationes de speciebus algarum minus cognitae earumque dispositione. Continuatio I. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 29(9): 1-144, 2 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota gunniana (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.Schnetter & Prud'homme
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (De Clerck 2003: 181). Holotype: LD 49595 (De Clerck 2003: 181). Notes: Womersley (1987: 210) notes that the type was collected by Wilson.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Clerck (2003) notes that the name first appears as a nonem in Wilson (1892: 162) and was later described by J. Agardh.
Synonym (De Clerck (2003)) follows Phillips (1992: 672, 679).
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.
Wilson, J.B. (1892). Catalogue of algae collected at or near Port Phillip Heads and Western Port. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Seriesd 4(1): 157-190.
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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