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Dictyota aequalis var. minor Kützing 1859

Publication details
Dictyota aequalis var. minor Kützing 1859: 9, pl.20, fig.1

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: Mediterranean Sea (De Clerck 2003: 161). Lectotype: Kützing (1859: pl.20, fig. 1): (De Clerck 2003: 161). Notes: Kützing did not describe this variety but referred to his Species Algarum (1849: 555) which, however, contains no entry for D. aequalis var. minor. Nonetheless, the name is validated by the special provisions for non-vascular plants made by Art. 44.2. A type specimen could not be located in the Herb. Kützing or Herb. Sonder. Therefore, the illustration is chosen as a lectotype.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2021.

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