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Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander
Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre sustrato rocoso. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Stauroneis aspera (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

Key references
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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