Dictyota acuta Kützing 1845

Publication Details
Dictyota acuta Kützing 1845: 271

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
type locality: [Dalmatia], Mediterranean Sea; (De Clerck 2003: 161) Holotype: L; 936.262-216 (De Clerck 2003: 161)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 18 April 2005 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 April 2005

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 April 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

 
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