Dichotomaria obtusata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck 1816

Dichotomaria obtusata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck

Current name: Dichotomaria obtusata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck
recolectada en el litoral arrecifal de la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya, sobre sustrato rocoso-arenoso. Hábito. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication Details
Dichotomaria obtusata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck 1816: 145

Published in: Lamarck, J.B. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Vol. 2 pp. 1-568. Paris: Verdière.

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Publication date: March 1816

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dichotomaria is Dichotomaria marginata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Corallina obtusata J.Ellis & Solander

Type Information
Type locality: Bahama Is, West Indies; (Huisman & Womersley 1994: 113) Notes: Huisman & Womersley (1994: 113) note that the type is lost; lectotypified by Ellis & Solander, 1786: pl. 22, fig. 2 (see Papenfuss et al., 1982).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
According to Wang et al. (2005: 688), plants usually grew on reef rock at 1-16m depths or were intertidal, where they were sometimes partially covered by coral sands. Huisman & Kurihara (2006: 19) note: occurs from Augusta, W.A., around northern Australia to Lake Macquarie, N.S.W.; also widespread in warmer waters; epilithic, occasionally with its base lightly covered with sand; collected from depths ranging from the intertidal to 30 m, usually in areas of moderate water movement.

Created: 11 January 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 July 2020

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