Amphiroa compressa var. tenuis W.R.Taylor
Amphiroa compressa var. tenuis W.R.Taylor 1945: 191, pl. 53: fig. 1
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isla María Magdalena, Las Tres Marías, Nayarit, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 191). Holotype: W.R. Taylor, 39-642B; 9 May 1939; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 191). Notes: A narrow form rare as dredged from 24 m at sta. 970, I. María Magdalena (Taylor, 1945).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphiroa compressa var. tenuis W.R.Taylor)
North America: Mexico (Taylor 1945).
South America: Ecuador (Taylor 1945).
Created: 30 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. 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 21 July 2019.