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

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Amphiroeae
Genus Amphiroa

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Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

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

Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

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Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
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Publication details
Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 302

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina tribulus J.Ellis & Solander 1786

Nomenclatural notes
Bailey et al. (2004: 4) cite the authority for this as Foslie & Howe.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bailey, J.C., Gabel, J.E. & Freshwater, D.W. (2004). Nuclear 18S rRNA gene sequence analyses indicate that the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) is a polyphyletic taxon. Phycologia 43: 3-12.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

Mendoza-Gonzalez, A.C., L.E.Mateo-Cid, D.Y.García-López & J.A.Acosta-Calderón (2014). Diversity and distribution of articulated coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) of the Atlantic coast of Mexico. Phytotaxa 190(1): 45-63.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (2012). Lectotypification and epitypification of the type species of Amphiroa, A. tribulus (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 51(1): 113-117.

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Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (2012). Lectotypification and epitypification of the type species of Amphiroa, A. tribulus (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 51(1): 113-117.

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