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Amphiroa chiloensis Decaisne

Publication details
Amphiroa chiloensis Decaisne 1842: 125

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pachyarthron chiloense (Decaisne) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne

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

Nomenclatural notes
Schneider & Wynne (2007) support the use of the genus Pachyarthron for this species but Woelkerling et al. (2008) recognize Bossiella. - (25 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Chile: Cucaco, Isla Chiloé (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Gay; (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.

Key references
Johansen, H.W. (1972 '1971'). Bossiella, a genus of articulated corallines (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) in the eastern pacific. Phycologia 10: 381-396.

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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 12 December 2018.

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