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Amphiroa gallioides (Lamarck) Blainville

Publication details
Amphiroa gallioides (Lamarck) Blainville 1830: 515

Published in: Blainville, H.M.D. de (1830). Zoophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, Levrault 60: 1-546, 1 table.
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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 gallioides (Lamarck) Ducker

Basionym
Corallina gallioides Lamarck

Type information
Type locality: "Habite. les mers Australes ou de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur." (Lamarck 1815: 240). Type: PC?

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley & Johansen in Womersly (1996: 321) cite ? Amphiroa gallioides (Lamarck) Blainville as a synonym of Metagoniolithon chara (Lamarck) Ducker. - (11 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Metagoniolithoideae Johansen 1969. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 317-323. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Key references
Blainville, H.M.D. de (1834). Manuel d'actinologie ou de zoophytologie, contenant 1.° Une histoire abrégée de cette partie de la zoologie, avec des considérations générales sur l'anatomie, la physiologie, les moeurs, les habitudes et les usages des Actinozoaires; 2.° Un système général d'Actinologie, tiré à la fois des animaux et de leurs parties solides ou polypiers; 3.° Un catalogue des principaux auteurs qui ont écrit sur ce sujet. Avec un atlas de 100 planches représentant une espèce de chaque genre et sous-genre. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-694, [i, err.], Atlas: 103 copper engravings by Prêtre ("pinxit"), Turpin ("direxit") and Massard ("sculpsit"). Paris & Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault.

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