- Type locality: Isla Claríon, Islas Revillagigedo, México.
- Type: H.L. Mason No. 22; June; "Cast ashore.". CAS 173614. According to De Clerck (2003), the type locality is Isla Clarion, Baja California, Mexico and the holotype is located in UC (173614). He notes that this is a poorly known species and is only known from the type material.
- Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. 1930. Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19: 109–215, Plates 4–15. BHL Reference page. : 148
- Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. Dictyota masonii. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2019-01-28.