Desmarestia filiformis J.Agardh 1841

Nereia filiformis (J.Agardh) Zanardini

Current name: Nereia filiformis (J.Agardh) Zanardini
Selce, northern Croatia - 26 March 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (

Publication Details
Desmarestia filiformis J.Agardh 1841: 6

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Nereia filiformis (J.Agardh) Zanardini.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 May 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 May 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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