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Amphiroa rubra (Philippi) Woelkerling

Publication details
Amphiroa rubra (Philippi) Woelkerling 1983: 173 (Table II), 177

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1983). A taxonomic reassessment of Lithothamnium (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of R. A. Philippi's original collections. British Phycological Journal 18(2): 165-197, 33 figs, IV tables.

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnium rubrum Philippi

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), red (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnium rubrum Philippi 1837

Taxonomic notes
Taxonomic relationships between Amphiroa rubra, Amphiroa veruculosa and Amphiroa cryptarthrodia need further investigation; see note in Furnari et al. (1999: 10)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Rosas-Alquicira, E.F., Riosmena-Rodríguez,R. & Neto, A.I. (2010). Segregating characters used within Amphiroa (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and taxonomic reevaluation of the genus in the Azores. Journal of Applied Phycology 23: 475-488.

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