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

Publication details
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.

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

Basionym
Dilophus tener J.Agardh

Type information
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).

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Phillips (1992: 672, 679).

General environment
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.

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