Amphiroa radiata ( ) Blainville
Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Amphiroa radiata (Lamarck) Blainville 1830: 515
Published in: Blainville, H.M.D. de (1830). Zoophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, Levrault 60: 1-546, 1 table.
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 Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker
Corallina radiata Lamarck
Type locality: "Habite les mers de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur." (Lamarck 1815: 240). Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 319).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Ducker, S.C. (1979). The genus Metagoniolithon Weber-van Bosse (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 67-101, 15 figs.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Metagoniolithoideae Johansen 1969. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 317-323. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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