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Dictyota cervicornis Kützing 1859

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Dictyoteae
Genus Dictyota

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Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
en su hábitat natural, sobre fondo rocoso-arenoso. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
1. Branching pattern of young frond epiphytic on Padina. 2. Antheridial sorus surrounded by paraphyses. 3. Marginal rhizoids. 4. Habitat, intertidal pool (Vietnam).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
Tanzania. Mats Bjørk. © Mats Björk (mats.bjork@botan.su.se).

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

 

Fucus bifidus Hudson

Dictyota cervicornis Kützing Tanzania
© Mats Björk (mats.bjork@botan.su.se)

Publication details
Dictyota cervicornis Kützing 1859: 11, pl. 24: fig. II

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Canistrocarpus cervicornis (Kützing) De Paula & De Clerck

Type information
Type locality: Key West, Florida, U.S.A (Silva & al. 1996: 587). Holotype: MEL 537258 (De Clerck 2003: 164).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dictyota bartayresiana var. divaricata J.Agardh 1848
Dictyota indica Sonder ex Kützing 1859
Dictyota pardalis Kützing 1859
Dictyota bartayresiana f. angustiloba Lamouroux 1860
Dictyota dichotoma var. curvula P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Dictyota divaricata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1882

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the taxon Dictyota pardalis forma pseudohamata Cribb apparently lies within the circumspection of this species but has not yet been formally transferred.

Distributional notes
South & Skelton (2003) note that Fijian records of Dictyota require a thorough revision comparable with that made for Indian Ocean species by de Clerck (1999).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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

De Clerck, O., Leliaert, F., Verbruggen, H., Lane, C.E., De Paula, J.C., Payo, D.I. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revised classification of the Dictyoteae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) based on rbcL and 26S ribosomal DNA sequence data analyses. Journal of Phycology 42: 1271-1288, 6 figs.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

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Ateweberhan, M., Bruggemann, J.H. & Breeman, A.M. (2005). Seasonal patterns of biomass, growth and reproduction in Dictyota cervicornis and Stoechospermum polypodioides (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) on a shallow reef flat in the southern Red Sea (Eritrea) . Botanica Marina 48: 8-17.

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