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Amphiroa cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Endlicher

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Amphiroeae
Genus Amphiroa

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Amphiroa cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Endlicher
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Amphiroa cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Endlicher
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

 

Zonaria flava var. angusta Suhr

Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Amphiroa cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Endlicher 1843: 49

Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis Linnaeus

Basionym
Corallina cretacea Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Archipelago, Alaska (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 267). Lectotype: [G.] Kastalsky; 1827; LE (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 267). Notes: Lectotype is illustrated by Woelkerling et al. 2008: fig. 1. The lectotype was collected during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 on the corvette Seniavin under the command of the Russian naval officer Fjodor Petrowitsch L├╝tke.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.

Key references
Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Created: 26 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 August 2014 by Paul Gabrielson

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Segawa, S. (1941). Systematic anatomy of the articulated corallines (V). Amphiroa cretacea (Postels et Ruprecht) Endlicher. Journal of Japanese Botany 17: 348-355.

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