Amphiroa cuspidata (Ellis & ) J.V. 1816
Amphiroa cuspidata (Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 300
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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 Amphiroa fragilissima (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: "West-Indian Islands" (Silva & al. 1996: 224).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphiroa cuspidata (Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).
Caribbean Islands: Antilles (Wynne 2014).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Created: 08 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2021.