Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1809
Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.LamourouxFinavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools; oogonial plant - 12 August 2002. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 42
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ulva dichotoma Hudson
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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 March 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2022