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Dictyota ciliata J.V.Lamouroux, nom. illeg. 1809

Publication details
Dictyota ciliata J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 41, nom. illeg.

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Exposition des caractères du genre Dictyota, et tableau des espèces qu'il renferem. Journal de Botanique [Desvaux] 2: 38-44.
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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 Taonia atomaria (Woodward) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ciliate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that according to Silva et al. (1996: 589), D. ciliata is an illegitimate new name for Fucus pseudociliatus Lamouroux (1805: 41-43, pl. 25, fig 2).

Taxonomic notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that the synonymy was proposed by Greville (1830: 58).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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