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Dictyota gunniana (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.Schnetter & Prud'homme 1992

Publication details
Dictyota gunniana (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.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 gunnianus J.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: "Hab. ad Novam Hollandiam australem (Curdie, in Hb. Harv.) et Tasmaniam (Hb. R. Gunn.) [southern Australia, Curdie; Tasmania, Gunn] (Agardh 1882: 107). Notes: Womersley (1967: 212): "Type Locality. South Australia (Curdie). Type.-Herb. Agardh, LD (No. 49540)." but does not use the word lectotype.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dilophus gunnianus J.Agardh 1882
Bicrista gunniana (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dilophus foliosus J.Agardh 1894
Dilophus wilsonii J.Agardh 1894
Dilophus tener J.Agardh 1894
Bicrista foliosa (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898
Bicrista tenera (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898
Bicrista wilsonii (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898
Dictyota tenera (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.Schnetter & W.F.Prud'homme 1992

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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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