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Amphiroa californica Decaisne

Publication details
Amphiroa californica 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.

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 Bossiella californica (Decaisne) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Schneider & Wynne (2007) support the use of the genus Pachyarthron for this species but Woelkerling et al. (2008) recognize Bossiella. - (20 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: California: Monterey (Silva 1996-to date). Type: PC ("Par")in herb. Mus. (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
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.

Key references
Johansen, H.W. (1972 '1971'). Bossiella, a genus of articulated corallines (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) in the eastern pacific. Phycologia 10: 381-396.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.

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