Amphiroa tasmanica Sonder 1853
Amphiroa tasmanica Sonder 1853: 686
Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1853). Plantae Muellerianae. Algae. Linnaea 25: 657-703.
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
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.