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Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray 1821

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Dictyoteae
Genus Dictyota

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Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
microscope, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006; surface view. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
microscope, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
microscope, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
microscope, TS thallus with cystocarp, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arosa, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
microscope, Galicia, Spain, 2007; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
microscope, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray
with Cruoria rosea, microscope, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Cladophora mediterranea Hauck

Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing microscope, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006; surface view
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Dictyota ligulata (Woodward) S.F.Gray 1821: 341

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 Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing

Basionym
Ulva ligulata Woodward

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth and Cromer, Norfolk, U.K. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 184). Lectotype: BM-K An undated, unlocalised specimen labelled ‘from Mr Woodward’ selected as provisional lectotype (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 184).

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

Synonym(s)
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 26 October 2021.

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