Amphiroa cretacea ( & ) 1843
Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza Peter the Great Bay, Russia
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Amphiroa cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Endlicher 1843: 49
Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
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 Corallina officinalis Linnaeus
Type locality: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Archipelago, Alaska (Woelkerling & al. 2008: 267). Lectotype: [G.] Kastalsky; 1827; LE (Woelkerling & al. 2008: 267). Notes: Lectotype is designated and illustrated by Woelkerling et al. (2008: fig. 1). The lectotype was collected during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 on the corvette Seniavin under the command of the Russian naval officer Fjodor Petrowitsch Lütke. Isolectotype in S (Swedish Museum of Natural History) with herbarium accession number A2609, designated by Hind et al. (2014). A partial rbcL sequence 296 base pairs in length was obtained from the isolectotype specimen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.
Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.
Created: 26 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2014 by Paul Gabrielson
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Segawa, S. (1941). Systematic anatomy of the articulated corallines (V). Amphiroa cretacea (Postels et Ruprecht) Endlicher. Journal of Japanese Botany 17: 348-355.
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2021.