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Amphiroa breviarticulata Areschoug

Publication details
Amphiroa breviarticulata Areschoug in J. Agardh 1852: 532

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrocardia breviarticulata (Areschoug) Weber Bosse 1904

Taxonomic notes
According to Woelkerling et al. (2008: 286), A. breviarticulata is most likely a species of Jania. - (23 Oct 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 278). Holotype: Not stated; Unknown; MEL 594497 (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 278).

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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