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Amphiroa pulchella (Harvey) Harvey

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 pulchella (Harvey) Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Amphora monilifera Gregory

Jania pulchella (Harvey) Johansen & Womersley Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Amphiroa pulchella (Harvey) Harvey 1857: no. 24

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 Jania pulchella (Harvey) Johansen & Womersley

Basionym
Cheilosporum pulchellum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 241).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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.

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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.

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