Dictyota dichotoma f. attenuata (Kützing) Vinassa 1892
Dictyota dichotoma f. attenuata (Kützing) Vinassa 1892: 110
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Dictyota attenuata Kützing
Lectotype locality: Granville, France (De Clerck 2003: 163). Lectotype: L 936.262-226 (De Clerck 2003: 163). Notes: Type locality data came from the lectotype specimen, designated by De Clerck (2003), rather than from the original description which states 'mari adriatico et germanico'.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 05 May 2005 by G.M. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in 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.