Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen 1932

Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen

Current name: Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen
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Publication Details
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen 1932: 2, pl. 1: fig. 1

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyosphaeria.

Status of Name
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Ulva cavernosa Forsskål

Type Information
Type locality: No locality cited; (Forsskål 1775: 187) Syntypes [southern Red Sea: Al Qunfudhah, Saudi Arabia; Al Mukha, Yemen]: Forsskål; C; (Børgesen 1932: 2, pl. 1: fig. 1) Notes: No locality was listed by Forsskål in the publication. Børgesen (1932: 2) reported "Several well preserved specimens are present [collected by Forsskål]. "Ad Gamfodae & Mochhae littora." [Al Qunfudhah, Saudi Arabia; Al Mukha, Yemen]

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023

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