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Desmococcus endolithicus P.A.Broady & M.Ingerfeld

Publication details
Desmococcus endolithicus P.A.Broady & M.Ingerfeld 1993: 28, figs 3 I-M, 9

Published in: Broady, P.A. & Ingerfeld, M. (1993). Three new species and a new record of chaetophoracean (Chlorophyta) algae from terrestrial habitats in Antarctica. European Journal of Phycology 28: 25-31, 9 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmococcus is Desmococcus vulgaris F.Brand.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Chasmoendolithic (Gustavs et al. 2011). - (29 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Scott Nunataks, Edward VII Peninsula, Antarctica (Broady & Ingerfeld 1993: 28). Holotype: P.A. Broady; 19 December 1987; from a unialgal culture isolated from chasmoendolithic growths. CHR 401419 (Broady & Ingerfeld 1993: 28).

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Key references
Gustavs, L., Gors, M. & Karsten, U. (2011). Polyol patterns in biofilm-forming aeroterrestrial green algae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) (Note). Journal of Phycology 47(3): 533-537.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.

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