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Bicrista alternans (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898

Publication details
Bicrista alternans (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898: 397

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bicrista is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota pinnatifida K├╝tzing

Basionym
Dilophus alternans J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ex Key-West Floridas, misit Farlow." [Key West, Florida, U.S.A.] (Agardh 1882: 108). Type: LD (De Clerck 2003: 178).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997b: 417).

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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: 31 March 2005 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 02 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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