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Dictyota bipinnata P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878

Publication details
Dictyota bipinnata P.Crouan & H.Crouan in Mazé & Schramm 1878: 124

Published in: Mazé, H. & Schramm, A. (1878 '1870-1877'). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe 2e Édition. pp. [i]-xix, Errata, [1]-283. Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe): Imprimerie du Gouvernment.
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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 guineënsis (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twice-pinnate.

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Taylor (1960: 216).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gossier and Port Louis, Guadeloupe, Caribbean Sea (De Clerck 2003: 164). Type: Coll. No. 164-1052, 1775, 1776 (De Clerck 2003: 164). Notes: According to De Clerck (2003), a lectotype should be chosen from the syntype localities.

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.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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