Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1809

Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
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Publication Details
Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 42

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota.

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

Basionym
Ulva dichotoma Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: Walney Island, Lancashire, England; (Silva & al. 1996: 589) Notes: According to Womersley (1987: 194), the type is from England: probably lost. According to De Clerck (2003), a neotype needs to be selected.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 November 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

 
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