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Desmarestia tropica W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Desmarestia tropica W.R.Taylor 1945: 107-108, pls 18, 19

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.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Post Office Bay, Isla Santa María, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 107-108). Holotype: W.R. Taylor No. 34-388; 29 Jan. 1934; Dredged from 60 m.. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 107-108).

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Key references
Acleto, O.C. (1973). Las algas marinas del Perú. Boletin de la Sociedad Peruana de Botánica 6: 1-164.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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