Amphiroa vertebralis Decaisne 1842: 124
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoires sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 2 16: 85-120.
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 Calliarthron tuberculosum (Postels & Ruprecht) E.Y.Dawson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Monterey, California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Mus. Par. (Silva 1996-to date
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
Gabrielson, P.W., Miller, K.A. & Martone, P.T. (2011). Morphometric and molecular analyses confirm two distinct species of Calliarthron (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a genus endemic to the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(3): 298-316.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 June 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2019.