Amphiroa aberrans Yendo 1902

Corallina aberrans (Yendo) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders

Current name: Corallina aberrans (Yendo) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders
A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1998. 3. 12. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from Huang (

Publication Details
Amphiroa aberrans Yendo 1902: 16, pl. II: figs 1-5; pl. V: figs 1-3

Published in: Yendo, K. (1902). Corallinae verae japonicae. Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 16(3): 1-36, 7 pls [I-VII].

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Type Species
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 Corallina aberrans (Yendo) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Japan: Misaki; Boshu; Shimoda; Prov. Hiuga: Prov Wasaka: Prov. Echigo; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Yendo 1902: pl. V: figs 1-3: (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Lectotype fide Yoshida & Baba 1998 (INA). Lectotype: Yendo 1902: Pl. V: Fig. 3 (Hind & Saunders 2013: 107).

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), aberrant, departing from the usual (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 April 2013

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 March 2023

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