Dictyota pavonia ( ) J.V. , nom. illeg.
Dictyota pavonia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 39-40, 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy
Fucus pavonius Linnaeus
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Clerck (2003) notes that Silva et al. (1996: 605-606) consider F. pavonius, the intended basionym of P. pavonia, an illegitimate substitute name for F. pavonicus.
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.
Created: 02 June 2005 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 14 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2019.