Amphiroa epiphlegnoides J. ex 1862
Amphiroa epiphlegnoides J.Agardh ex Harvey 1862: 169
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Notice of a collection of algae made on the northwest coast of North America, chiefly at Vancouver Island, by David Lyall, Esq., M.D., R.N., in the years 1859-1861. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Botany 6: 157-177.
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: "Rocks near low-water mark, Fuca Strait, Dr. Lyall." (Harvey 1862: 169).
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.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.