Amphiroa anceps (Lamarck) Decaisne Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Corallina anceps Lamarck 1815: 238
Published in: Lamarck, J.B. de (1815). Suite et fin des polypiers corticiferes. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Paris 2: 227-240.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphiroa anceps (Lamarck) Decaisne
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), two-edged (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "...les mers Australes ou de la Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia]. (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 286). Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 286). Notes: Lectotype: PC, General Herbarium, PC0028677, designated by W. Woelkerling & B. de Reviers in Harvey et al. (2009: 263, figs 1-6). Also shown as Fig. 1 in Harvey et al. (2013).
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersely, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Amphiroideae Johansen 1969: 47. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 283-288. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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