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Desmarestia anceps Montagne

Publication details
Desmarestia anceps Montagne 1842: 13

Published in: Montagne, [J.F.] C. (1842). Prodromus generum specierumque phycearum novarum, in itinere ad polum antarcticum...ab illustri Dumont d'Urville peracto collectarum, notis diagnosticis tantum huc evulgatarum, descriptionibus verò fusioribus nec non iconibus analyticis iam iamque illustrandarum. pp. [1-]16. Parisiis [Paris]: apud Gide, editorem.
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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 B (Latin), two-edged (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Antarctic Peninsula Type: L (Gain 1912: 39).

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Key references
Amsler, C.D., Okogbue, I.N., Landry, D.M., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). Potential chemical defenses against diatom fouling in Antarctic macroalgae. Botanica Marina 48: 318-322.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

Peters, A.F., Ramírez, M.E. & Rülke, A. (2000). The phylogenetic position of the subantarctic marine macroalga Desmarestia chordalis (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Polar Biology 23: 95-99, 3 figs.

Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Fairhead, V.A., Amsler, C.D., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2006). Lack of defense or phlorotannin induction by UV radiation or mesograzers in Desmarestia anceps and D. menziesii (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 42: 1174-1183.
Wiencke, C., Clayton, M. & Langreder, C. (1996). Life history and seasonal morphogenesis of the endemic Antarctic brown alga Desmarestia anceps Montagne. Botanica Marina 39: 435-444.

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M.D. Guiry in 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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