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Desmarestia willii Reinsch

Publication details
Desmarestia willii Reinsch 1890: 191 (as 'Willii' )

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Ueber einige neue Desmarestien. Flora 71: 188-192.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia confervoides (Bory) M.E.Ramírez & A.F.Peters

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South Georgia (Ricker 1987). Lectotype: Reinsch M no. 67.83/53 (Ricker 1987

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmarestia willii Reinsch)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994, Harper et al. 2012).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964), Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987), South Georgia (John et al. 1994).

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.

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