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Desmarestia tortuosa A.R.O.Chapman

Publication details
Desmarestia tortuosa A.R.O.Chapman 1970: 249, figs 1-4

Published in: Chapman, A.R.O. (1970). Desmarestia tortuosa sp. nov. from British Columbia: its bearing on subgeneric distinctions in the genus. Phycologia 9: 249-253, 4 figs, 1 table.

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), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sproat Bay, Tzartus Island, British Columbia, Canada (Chapman 1970: 249). Holotype: 15.vi.1970; UBC 43063 (Chapman 1970: 249).

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References
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Chapman, A.R.O. (1970). Desmarestia tortuosa sp. nov. from British Columbia: its bearing on subgeneric distinctions in the genus. Phycologia 9: 249-253, 4 figs, 1 table.

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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 24 May 2019.

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