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Dictyota patens J.Agardh

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

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Dictyota patens J.Agardh
A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 23. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

 

Dictyota patens J.Agardh A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 23. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
© Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw)

Publication details
Dictyota patens J.Agardh 1882: 93

Published in: 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.
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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 Dictyota bartayresiana J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003) cite this species as a synonym of Dictyota bartayresiana Lamouroux 1890. Synonymy follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997b: 415).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: St Thomas, Virgin Islands; Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 596).herb. alg. Agardh, LD 4893 (Yoshida 1998: 217). Notes: De Clerck (2003) gives the following data: Type locality: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea; Lectotype: LD 48931. Lectotypification follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997b: 415).

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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.

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]

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