Amphiroa exilis var. crassiuscula Harvey 1849
Amphiroa exilis var. crassiuscula Harvey 1849: 95
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Publication date: "before November 1849"
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 beauvoisii var. crassiuscula (Harvey) Yendo.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope; (Silva & al. 1996: 220)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), thin, slender, meagre, poor (Brown 1946).
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 15 April 2014
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 April 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022