Amphiroa pulchella ( )
Jania pulchella (Harvey) Johansen & Womersley Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Amphiroa pulchella (Harvey) Harvey 1857: no. 24
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 Jania pulchella (Harvey) Johansen & Womersley
Cheilosporum pulchellum Harvey
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 241).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 06 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 27 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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.