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Desmarestia linearis N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Desmarestia linearis N.L.Gardner in G.M. Smith 1944: 120, pl. 18: fig. 2

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1922). Phycological contributions. VI. New species of Ectocarpus. University of California Publications in Botany 7: 403-426, 4 pls.

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 ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Asilomar Point, Monterey Peninsula, Monterey Co., California, USA (Smith 1944: 120). Type: 10 fathoms. UC 273780 (Chapman 1971: fig. 24).

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
Lee, J.W. & Hwang, I.K. (2010). Dictyotales, Desmarestiales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 19-69. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Key references
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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