Dictyota tenera (J. ) I.Hörnig, R. & W.F.Prud'homme 1992
Dictyota tenera (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.Schnetter & W.F.Prud'homme 1992: 54
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota gunniana (J.Agardh) I.Hörnig, R.Schnetter & Prud'homme
Dilophus tener J.Agardh
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1987: 204). Holotype: LD 49650 (De Clerck 2003: 181). Notes: According to Womersley (1987: 204), the type was collected by Wilson, Jan. 1882.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1946).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Phillips (1992: 672, 679).
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.