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Desmarestia filamentosa E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Desmarestia filamentosa E.Y.Dawson 1944: 236, 237, 450, 451, pl. 76

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Refugio, Angel de la Guardia Island (Dawson 1944: 236). Not specified: 20 March 1937; Herb. AHF 64 (Dawson 1944: 236). Notes: Dawson (1944: 236) notes that the type specimen was dredged in 15 fathoms.

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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