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Desmarestia aculeata var. media (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Desmarestia aculeata var. media (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1846: pl. XVI

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.

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.

Basionym
Sporochnus medius C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sporochnus medius C.Agardh 1820
Desmarestia media (C.Agardh) Greville 1830
Desmarestia aculeata f. media (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1848
Spinularius media (C.Agardh) Ruprecht 1850
Dichloria media (C.Agardh) Ruprecht 1850

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Desmarestia media (C.Agardh) Greville)
Japanese: Nagabo-urushigusa (Tokida 1954).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmarestia media (C.Agardh) Greville)
Asia: Kurile Islands (Nagai 1940).

(as Desmarestia aculeata var. media (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Europe: Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).

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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 17 July 2019.

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