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Derbesia osterhoutii (L.R.Blinks & A.C.H.Blinks) J.Z.Page

Publication details
Derbesia osterhoutii (L.R.Blinks & A.C.H.Blinks) J.Z.Page 1970: 375, figs 1-6

Published in: Page, J.Z. (1970). Existence of a Derbesia phase in the life-history of Halicystis osterhoutii Blinks and Blinks. Journal of Phycology 6: 375-380.

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.

Halicystis osterhoutii L.R.Blinks & A.C.H.Blinks

Type information
Type locality: Great Sound, Bermuda (Silva 1996-to date). Type: A.H. Blinks; Herb. A.H. Blinks (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Duplicates in Herb. New York Bot. Garden.

Named for Dr W.J.V. Osterhout, an American algal physiologist.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halicystis osterhoutii L.R.Blinks & A.C.H.Blinks 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halicystis osterhoutii L.R.Blinks & A.C.H.Blinks)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960).

(as Derbesia osterhoutii (L.R.Blinks & A.C.H.Blinks) J.Z.Page)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).

Central America: Belize (Littler & Littler 1997).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Curaçao (Fricke et al. 2018), Puerto Rico (Ballantine, Ruiz & Aponte 2009), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & Prud'homme van Reine 2015, van der Loos et al. 2017).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
Ballantine, D.L., Ruiz, H. & Aponte, N.E. (2009). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. IX. Additions to the flora including reports of three species for the first time in the Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 52(3): 229-235, 13 figs.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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Page, J.Z. (1970). Existence of a Derbesia phase in the life-history of Halicystis osterhoutii Blinks and Blinks. Journal of Phycology 6: 375-380.

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