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Dictyota pavonia var. maxima J.V.Lamouroux, nom. inval.

Publication details
Dictyota pavonia var. maxima J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 40, nom. inval. (as 'ß maxima' )

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 Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: no description or illustration. - (14 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that this entity represents Padina pavonia from the Caribbean Sea.

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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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 21 October 2019.

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