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Abroteia orbicularis J.Agardh 1876

Publication details
Abroteia orbicularis J.Agardh 1876: 694

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Abroteia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Abroteia suborbicularis (Harvey) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitophyllum suborbiculare Harvey 1855

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Abroteia orbicularis J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994).

Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Nelson, W.A. (2002). Nancythalia humilis gen. et sp. nov. and Abroteia suborbiculare (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Phycologia 41: 245-253.

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