Dictyota dichotoma f. elongata (Kützing) , nom. inval. 1933
Dictyota dichotoma f. elongata (Kützing) Schiffner 1933: 294, nom. inval.
Published in: Schiffner, V. (1933). Meeresalgen aus Sud-Dalmatien, gesammelt von Franz Berger. Österreichische Botanische Zeitschrift 82: 283-304.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Dictyota elongata Kützing
Type locality: St. Malo, France (De Clerck 2003: 169). Holotype: L 936.280-157 (De Clerck 2003: 169).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Clerck (2003) notes that according to Art. 53.5, the prior existence of D. dichotoma var. elongata P. Crouan & H. Crouan renders D. dichotoma f. elongata (Kützing) Schiffner illegitimate.
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: 17 October 2011 by M.D. 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.