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Amphiroa tasmanica Sonder 1853

Publication details
Amphiroa tasmanica Sonder 1853: 686

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1853). Plantae Muellerianae. Algae. Linnaea 25: 657-703.
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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 Amphiroa cretacea f. tasmanica (Sonder) Yendo

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

Taxonomic notes
The identity of this species is unknown. Woelkerling et al. (2008) consider it to be a synonym of Pachyarthron cretaceum, but that species, with a type locality of Unalaska Island, Alaska, is a synonym of Corallina officinalis (Hind et al. 2014). - (17 Aug 2014) - Paul Gabrielson

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2013). A monographic account of Australian species of Amphiroa (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 81-144.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Pujals, C. (1963). Catálogo de Rhodophyta citadas para la Argentina. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia", Ciencias Botánicas 3(1): 1-139, no figs.

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