Derbesia prolifica W.R.Taylor
Derbesia prolifica W.R.Taylor 1945: 75, pl. 2: figs 1-6
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gardner Bay, Isla Española, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 75). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-425; 31 Jan. 1934; intertidal pools on an islet. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 75).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche et al. 2005).
Africa: South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.
Created: 18 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Mateo-Cid, L.E. & Mendoza-González, A.C. (1993). Algas marinas poco conocidas de la flora mexicana. X. Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier y D. prolifica W. Taylor (Chlorophyta-Bryopsidaceae). Anales Esc. Nac. Ci. Bol. 38: 9-16.
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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 24 March 2019.