Amphiroa chiloensis Decaisne 1842: 125
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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 Pachyarthron chiloense (Decaisne) C.W.Schneider & M.J.Wynne
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Schneider & Wynne (2007) support the use of the genus Pachyarthron for this species but Woelkerling et al. (2008) recognize Bossiella. - (25 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Chile: Cucaco, Isla Chiloé (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Gay; (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
Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.
Johansen, H.W. (1972 '1971'). Bossiella, a genus of articulated corallines (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) in the eastern pacific. Phycologia 10: 381-396.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.