Dictyota patens J.Agardh 1882

Dictyota bartayresiana J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Dictyota bartayresiana J.V.Lamouroux
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, no fig.

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.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "llab. in oceanis calidioribus, in atlantico ad St. Thomas, in pacifico ad insulas Amicorum." [St Thomas, Virgin Islands; Tonga]; (Agardh 1882: 93) Lectotype: LD; herb. alg. Agardh, 48931 (Yoshida 1998: 217) Notes: Lectotype locality: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea; Lectotype: LD 48931. Lectotypification follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997b: 415).

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2022

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