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IOC entry for Microdictyon kraussii

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* Microdictyon kraussii J. Gray

Microdictyon kraussii J. Gray, 1866a: 69 (type locality: "Natalpoint'' [Durban], Natal, South Africa).—Setchell, 1925: 104.— Setchell, 1926b: 149.— Setchell, 1929: 519–522, figs. 39–43.— Børgesen, 1940: 28–29.— Stephenson, 1944: 306, 350.— Stephenson, 1947: 296.— Isaac, 1956a: 172, figs. 8A,B.— Isaac, 1958: 20.— Pocock, 1958: 24.— Isaac, 1959: 182.— S. Dixit, 1968: 14.— Simons, 1977: 12, fig. 1.— Seagrief, 1980: 22, fig. on pl. 4.— Farrell, Critchley, & Aken, 1993: 149.

Misapplied names:

Microdictyon velleyanum.—Krauss, 1846: 215 (fide J. Gray, 1866a: 69).

Microdictyon agardhianum.—Areschoug, 1851: 13 (fide Setchell, 1929: 521).

Microdictyon umbilicatum.—Barton, 1893: 56 (fide Setchell, 1929: 521).

Microdictyon calodictyon.—Barton, 1896: 458.

Anadyomene stellata.—Delf & Michell, 1921: 96 (fide Papenfuss notes).

INDIAN OCEAN DISTRIBUTION: Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa.

Note: Setchell (1929: 519–522, figs. 39–43), unaware of Barton's publication, identified as Microdictyon kraussii the Weber-van Bosse collection from Isipingo (near Durban) on which Barton's record of M. calodictyon was based.

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