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Dictyota cribrosa Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930

Publication details
Dictyota cribrosa Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930: 147-148, pl. 11: fig. 40

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1930). Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19: 109-215, Plates 4-15.
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Publication date: 30 December 1930

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.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Guadelupe, México (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 148). Holotype: H.L. Mason No. 3; May; "Cast ashore.". CAS 173683 (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 148). Notes: De Clerck (2003) give the following data: Type locality: Isla Guadeloupe, Baja California, Mexico; Holotype: UC 173683;

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sieve-like, profusely perforated, with numerous small holes (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to De Clerck (2003), this is a poorly known species in need of critical re-assessment; Dawson (1951: 268) and Pedroche et al. (2008: 37) include it in synonymy with Dictyota binghamiae.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y. (1950). Notes on some Pacific Mexican Dictyotaceae.. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 77: 83-93, 3 figs.

Dawson, E.Y. (1950). On the status of the brown alga, Dictyota binghamiae J. G. Agardh. Wasmann Journal of Biology 8: 267-269.

De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

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.

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