Amphiroa tenuis W.Ishijima 1938
Amphiroa tenuis W.Ishijima 1938: 14, pl. I : fig. 1
Published in: Ishijima, W. (1938). New species of calcareous algae from several Tertiary and later limestones from various localities of the Ryukyu Islands. Japanese Journal of Geology and Geography 15(1/2): 13-16, 1 pl.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "The Ryukyu limestone of Sirakawa, Nisihara, Simaziri-gun, Okinawa-zima. Collected by S. HANZAWA (Slide No. 21212). (Ishijima 1938: 14).
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
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