Abroteia orbicularis J. 1876
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], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876
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).
Nitophyllum suborbiculare Harvey 1855
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.
Created: 23 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.