Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander 1786

Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre sustrato rocoso. Foto: Ángel Fernández

Publication Details
Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 124, pl. 21: fig. e

Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander, M.D., F.R.S. &c.. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-208, 63 pls. London: Printed for Benjamin White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street and Peter Elmsly, in the Strand.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Type locality: West Indies; (Silva & al. 1996: 225) Lectotype: the only known 'original material' is the protologue illustration in Ellis & Solander (1786: 124, pl. 24, fig e): (Woelkerling & Harvey 2012: 113, fig. 1) Notes: Lectotype and epitype designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (2012: 113). As no anatomical features are available for the lectotype, an epitype (MICH 10572) was designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (2012: 112). This epitype also supports the lectotype of the genus Amphiroa. Epitype collection details are: West Indies: Dieppe Bay, St. Kitts-Nevis, Leeward Islands (M. Edlund & M. Wynne, 25 September 1995).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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