Amphiroa galaxauroides Sonder, nom. illeg.
Amphiroa galaxauroides Sonder 1848: 188, nom. illeg.
Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1848). [Algae]. In: Plantae Preissianae sive enumeratio plantarum quas in Australasia occidentali et meridionali-occidentali annis 1838-1841 collegit Ludovicus Preiss. (Lehmann, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 161-195. Hamburgi [Hamburg]: sumptibus Meissneri.
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 anceps (Lamarck) Decaisne
Galaxaura versicolor Sonder
Type locality: Swan River, Western Australia, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 220). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey (1849: 98) (Silva et al., 1996); see Harvey et al. (2013: 119).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitmate: unwarranted change of epithet for Galaxaura versicolor Sonder, 1845. - (15 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Womersely, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Amphiroideae Johansen 1969: 47. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 283-288. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 18 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 15 April 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 February 2020.