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Dictyota ceylanica Kützing 1859

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

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Dictyota ceylanica Kützing
Boheydulang, Sabah, Indonesia, 15m Reef Slope. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing
Boheydulang, Sabah, Indonesia, 15m Reef Slope. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing
Boheydulang, Sabah, Indonesia, 15m Reef Slope. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Chnoospora obtusangula (Harvey) Sonder

Dictyota ceylanica Kützing Boheydulang, Sabah, Indonesia, 15m Reef Slope
© Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com)

Publication details
Dictyota ceylanica Kützing 1859: 11, pl. 25: fig. 1

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996: 588). Holotype: MEL 537259 (De Clerck 2003: 165). Notes: Leg. W.H. Harvey, presumably in L (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dictyota ceylanica var. pumila Grunow

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

Huisman, J.M. & Phillips, J.A. (2015). Dictyotales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 189-216, 233-236. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Tsuda, R.T. (2004). Dictyota (Phaeophyceae) from Micronesia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 41-56.

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