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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).

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

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.

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Verified by: 22 April 2005 by G.M. 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 25 September 2021.

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