Amphiroa rigida var. antillana Børgesen
Amphiroa rigida var. antillana Børgesen 1917: 182, figs 171-173
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1917). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (3). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 145-240, figs 149-230.
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 Amphiroa rigida J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Rust up Twist, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 225).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (1997). An illustrated flora of the Pelican Cays, Belize. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 9: 1-149, 190 figs.
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.