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Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Desmarestiales
Family Desmarestiaceae
Genus Desmia

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Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Ectocarpus pumilus Zanardini

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819: 34, pl. 44 B. 1

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmia is Desmia ligulata (Lightfoot) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: between England and France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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