Amphiroa zonata Yendo 1902: 10, pl. I: figs 11-14; pl. IV: fig. 9
Original publication: Yendo, K. (1902). Corallinae verae japonicae. Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 16(3): 1-36, VII plates.
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
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zoned, banded, marked circularly (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Not specified, "Misaki, Shimoda and Sunosaki" are listed (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6). Lectotype: Yendo's illustrations: (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6). Notes: Dawson (1953: 146) Type locality not specifically designated but the Japanese localities of Misaki, Shimoda and Sunosaki indicated.
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).
Harvey et al. (2009: 269) note that synonymy proposed by Norris & Johansen (1981: 6, 12); more recently considered a synonym by Riosmena-Rodrigues & Siqueiros-Beltrones (1996: 137) and Moura & Guimarães (2005: 21). They also note that Yoshida & Baba (1998: 538) treat A. zonata as a distinct species. - (30 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.
Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.
Xia, B. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Amphiroa&species=zonata
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=zonata
Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 917 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=4265
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:100849