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Bicrista tenera (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898

Publication details
Bicrista tenera (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 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).

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: 01 April 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 27 September 2021.

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