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Desmocarpus Chevallier, 1836, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gloiosiphoniaceae

Holotype species: Desmocarpus lubricus (Lyngbye) Chevallier

Currently accepted name for the type species: Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael

Original publication and holotype designation: Chevallier, F.F. (1836). Flore générale des environs de Paris, selon la méthode naturelle. Description de toutes les plantes agames, cryptogames et phanérogames qui y croissent spontanément; leurs propriétés, leurs usage dans la médecine, les arts, et l'économie domestique; avec une classification naturelle des agames et des cryptogames, basée sur l'organisation de ces végétaux et accompagnée de dix-huit tableaux iconographiques formant uix genera propre a en rendre l'étude plus facile. Seconde édition, corrigée et augmentée. pp. i-xxiv, 1-680, 14 pls. Paris: Ferra, Libraire-Éditeur, rue des Grands Augustins, no. 23.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Gloiosiphonia.

Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.

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