Amphiroa franciscana var. robusta E.Y.
Amphiroa franciscana var. robusta E.Y.Dawson 1953: 150
Original publication: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
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 taxonomic synonym of Amphiroa beauvoisii J.V.Lamouroux
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 150). Holotype: Dawson; Feb. 3, 1947; HAHF Dawson 3881, in vial 2255 (Dawson 1953: 150).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphiroa franciscana var. robusta E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).
Synonymy proposed by Norris & Johansen (1981: 6, 12); more recently considered a synonym by Moura & Guimarães (2005: 21) (Harvey et al. 2009: 269). - (29 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
Source of synonymy
Norris, J.N. & Johansen, H.W. (1981). Articulated coralline algae of the Gulf of California, Mexico, I: Amphiroa Lamouroux. Smithsonian Contributions in Marine Science 9: 1-29.
Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J. & Millar, A.J.K. (2009). The genus Amphiroa (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the temperate coasts of the Australian continent, including the newly described A. klochkovana. Phycologia 48: 258-290.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Amphiroa&species=franciscana
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Amphiroa&Species=franciscana
Created: 20 December 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 29 April 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.