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Derbesia boergesenii (M.O.P.Iyengar & Ramanathan) Mayhoub

Publication details
Derbesia boergesenii (M.O.P.Iyengar & Ramanathan) Mayhoub 1976: 710

Published in: Mayhoub, M.H. (1976). Sur l'existence d'un Derbesia dans le cycle de l'Halicystis boergesenii Iyengar et Raman (Chlorophycées, Derbésiales). Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 282: 707-710, 6 figs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Derbesia is Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Halicystis boergesenii Iyengar & Ramanathan

Type information
Type locality: Krusadi Island, near Pamban, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 809).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halicystis boergesenii Iyengar & Ramanathan 1954

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Derbesia boergesenii (M.O.P.Iyengar & Ramanathan) Mayhoub)
South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015), Levant states (Gallardo et al. 1993).

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 277) via the Suez Canal, being first found in Syria around 1972. Its status requires further investigation. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

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Mayhoub, M.H. (1976). Sur l'existence d'un Derbesia dans le cycle de l'Halicystis boergesenii Iyengar et Raman (Chlorophycées, Derbésiales). Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 282: 707-710, 6 figs.

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