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Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux 1809

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Zonarieae
Genus Dictyopteris


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Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Rocher du Loup, Roscoff, France. 20 Aug 2020. Susan de Goer. © Susan de Goer .

Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Rocher du Loup, Roscoff, France. 20 Aug 2020. Susan de Goer. © Susan de Goer .

Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Madeira, with Dictyota (blueish colour). Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).


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Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux Madeira, with Dictyota (blueish colour)
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Publication details
Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 332

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.
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Publication date: May 2009

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyopteris.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ulva polypodioides A.P.de Candolle

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva polypodioides A.P.de Candolle 1805
Haliseris polypodioides (A.P.de Candolle) C.Agardh 1820

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus membranaceus Stackhouse 1795
Fucus polypodioides Desfontaines 1799
Fucus ambiguus Clemente 1807
Polypodoidea membranacea Stackhouse 1809
Ulva membranacea (Stackh.) J.P.Jones & J.F.Kingston 1829
Dictyopteris membranacea Batters 1902
Dictyopteris punctata Noda 1973
Dictyopteris tripolitana Nizamuddin 1981
Dictyopteris ambigua (Clemente) Cremades 1990

Nomenclatural notes
For more details on the nomenclatural history of this entity please see Silva (in Silva, Basson & Moe, 1996: 924-927). John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (Delle Chiaje) J.V. Lamour.

Taxonomic notes
Considerable doubt remains as to the cospeificity of north-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean elements of this entity; further studies are required (Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe, 1996: 924-927)

"Nizamuddin's (1981) taxonomic conclusions are questionable due to the possible confusion between sori and hair tufts, at least for specimens by Nizamuddin ascribed to D. membranacea and to D. tripolitana. Such an opinion was expressed by both Silva et al. (1996: 924-927) and Phillips (2000), who stated that Nizamuddin's (1981) taxonomic conclusions should be confirmed." (Cormaci et al. 2012: 46).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux)
English: Netted Wing Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Nizamuddin, M. (1981). Contribution to the marine algae of Libya Dictyotales. Bibliotheca Phycologica 54: 1-122, pls I-XXXIX, 1 map.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Ribera Siguán, M.A., Gómez Garreta, A., Pérez Ruzafa, I., Barceló Martí, M.C. & Rull Lluch, J. (2005). A new species of Dictyopteris (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) from the Iberian Peninsula: Dictyopteris lucida sp. nov. Phycologia 44: 651-657.

Ribero Siguan, M.A., Gomez Garreta, A., Salvador Soler, N. Rull Lluch, J. & Kapraun, D.F. (2011). Nuclear content estimates suggest a synapomorphy between Dictyota and six genera of the Dictyotales (Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 32(2): 205-219.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

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Gómez Garreta, A., Ribera, M.A., Barceló, M.C. & Rull Lluch, J. (2002). Mapas de distribución de algas marinas de la Península Ibérica e Islas Baleares. XVI. Dictyopteris polypodioides (DC.) Lamour. y Spatoglossum solieri (Chauv. ex Mont.) Kütz. (Dictyotales, Fucophyceae). Botanica Complutensis 26: 153-160.

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