Amphiroa linearis Kützing
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
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).
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.
Type locality: "Ad litora Africae occidentalis" (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6). Holotype: L 938,334...357 (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6).
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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.