Corallina tribulus J.Ellis &
Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
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Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 124, pl. 21: fig. e
Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. pp. xii + 208, 63 Plates. London: B. White & Son.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 225). Lectotype: the only known 'original material' is the protologue illustration in Ellis & Solander (1786: 124, pl. 24, fig e): (Woelkerling & Harvey 2012: 113, fig. 1). Notes: Lectotype and epitype designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (2012: 113). As no anatomical features are available for the lectotype, an epitype (MICH 10572) was designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (2012: 112). This epitype also supports the lectotype of the genus Amphiroa. Epitype collection details are: West Indies: Dieppe Bay, St. Kitts-Nevis, Leeward Islands (M. Edlund & M. Wynne, 25 September 1995).
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.
Lamarck, J.B. de (1815). Suite et fin des polypiers corticiferes. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Paris 2: 227-240.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (2012). Lectotypification and epitypification of the type species of Amphiroa, A. tribulus (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 51(1): 113-117.
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