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Desmarestia distans (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Desmarestia distans (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1848: 168

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 ligulata subsp. [ligulata] f. distans (C.Agardh) A.F.Peters, E.C.Yang, F.C.Küpper & Prud'homme van Reine

Basionym
Sporochnus ligulatus var. distans C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: ad insulas Malouinas (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Yang, E.C., Peters, A.F., Kawai, H., Stern, R., Hanyuda, T., Bárbara, I., Müller, D.G., Strittmatter, M., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Küpper, F.C. (2014). Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata. Journal of Phycology 50(1): 149-166.

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.

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