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Dictyota marginata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Publication details
Dictyota marginata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: xliii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

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 Stoechospermum polypodioides (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh

Basionym
Zonaria marginata C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 610). Type: P. Forsskål; LD (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 46). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting J. Agardh (1984b: 99) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows De Clerck & Coppejans (1997c: 340)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2020.

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