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Amphiroa crassa J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Amphiroa crassa J.V.Lamouroux in Quoy & Gaimard 1824: 627

Published in: Quoy, J.R.C. & Gaimard, P. (1824). Zoologie. In: Voyage autour du monde...sur les corvettes...l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1829. (De Freycinet, I. Eds), pp. [i-vi], [1]-713. Paris: chez Pilet Aìné, imprimeur-libraraire, rue Christine, no. 5.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

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

Taxonomic notes
?Amphiroa godeffroyi Grunow (according to Chapman 1971: 169) (South & Skelton, 2003).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "presumably from Shark Bay, Western Australia" (Harvey et al. 2013: 89). Neotype: A.B. Cribb ; 18 August 1968; BRI AQ708173 (Woelkerling et al. 2012: 345). Notes: Neotype locality: North West Island, Capricorn Group, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia (Woelkerling et al. 2012: figs 3-28).

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Key references
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Woelkerling, W., Harvey, A. & de Reviers, B. (2012). The neotypification and taxonomic status of Amphiroa crassa Lamouroux (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 339-358.

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Woelkerling, W., Harvey, A. & de Reviers, B. (2012). The neotypification and taxonomic status of Amphiroa crassa Lamouroux (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 339-358.

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