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Amphiroa similis Sonder, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Amphiroa similis Sonder 1880: 20, nom. illeg.

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1880). Supplementum ad volumen undecimum Fragmentorum phytographiae Australiae, indices plantarum acotyledonarum complectens. I. - Algae australianae hactenus cognitae. In: Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae. (Mueller, F. von Eds), pp. 1-42. Melbourne: Auctoriatate Guberni Coloniae Victoriae. Ex officina Joannis Ferres.
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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 Metagoniolithon chara (Lamarck) Ducker

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), like, resembling, similar (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Intended type locality locality: Geographe Bay, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 259). Type: MEL 47419, 47420 (Ducker 1979: 89).

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
Ducker, S.C. (1979). The genus Metagoniolithon Weber-van Bosse (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 67-101, 15 figs.

Key references
Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2013). A monographic account of Australian species of Amphiroa (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 81-144.

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