Amphiroa exilis var. crassiuscula 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Harvey et al. (2009: 269) note that this is a putative heterotypic synonym of A. beauvoisii (synonymy proposed in Seagrief (1984: 4) on the basis of a personal communication from H.W. Johansen; more recently considered a synonym by Moura & Guimarães (2005: 21)). They also note that Yendo (1905: 4) previously had proposed the combination A. beauvoisii ß crassiuscula (W.H. Harvey) Yendo on the basis of Harvey's taxon A. exilis ß crassiuscula. - (29 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.