Amphiroa linearis Kützing 1858
Amphiroa linearis Kützing 1858: 22
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 Amphiroa beauvoisii J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: "Ad litora Africae occidentalis" (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6). Holotype: L 938,334...357 (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2021.