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Dilophus tener J.Agardh 1894

Publication details
Dilophus tener J.Agardh 1894: 95

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dilophus is Dilophus gunnianus J.Agardh.

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

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1987: 204). Holotype: LD 49650 (De Clerck 2003: 181). Notes: According to Womersley (1987: 204), the type was collected by Wilson, Jan. 1882.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1946).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that the name appears for the first time as a name (without description) in Wilson (1892: 162) but was later described by J. Agardh (1894: 95).

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy in De Clerck (2003) follows Phillips (1992: 672, 679). According to Womersley (1987), this is a currently accepted name.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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