Bicrista marginata (J. ) 1898
Bicrista marginata (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898: 397
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
Publication date: 28 Sep 1898
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bicrista is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rugulopteryx marginata (J.Agardh) De Clerck & Coppejans
Dilophus marginatus J.Agardh
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia (De Clerck 2003: 180). Lectotype: LD 49606 (De Clerck 2003: 180). Notes: De Clerck (2003) notes that lectotypification was established by Womersley (1967: 212). According to Womersley (1987), the type was collected by F. von Mueller.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to De Clerck (2003), Dictyota rugulosa has long been recognised as a synonym of Dilophus marginatus J. Agardh and becomes the correct name of this species when Dilophus and Dictyota are merged, because of the prior existence of Dictyota marginata (C. Agardh) Greville.
According to De Clerck (2003), Dictyota rugulosa has long been recognised as a synonym of Dilophus marginatus J. Agardh.
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., Leliaert, F., Verbruggen, H., Lane, C.E., De Paula, J.C., Payo, D.I. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revised classification of the Dictyoteae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) based on rbcL and 26S ribosomal DNA sequence data analyses. Journal of Phycology 42: 1271-1288, 6 figs.
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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 24 September 2021.