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Dictyota moniliformis (J.Agardh) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1992

Publication details
Dictyota moniliformis (J.Agardh) Hörnig, Schnetter & Prud'homme 1992: 53

Published in: Hörnig, I., Schnetter, R., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Coppejans, E., Achenbach-Wege, K. & Over, J.M. (1992). The genus Dictyota (Phaeophyceae) in the North Atlantic. I. A new generic concept and new species. Nova Hedwigia 54: 45-62, 6 figs, 3 tables.

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.

Basionym
Dilophus moniliformis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Champion Bay, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 595). Lectotype: LD 49634 (De Clerck 2003: 180).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dilophus moniliformis J.Agardh 1894
Bicrista moniliformis (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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