Amphiroa mexicana W.R.Taylor
Amphiroa mexicana W.R.Taylor 1945: 189, pl. 47
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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 J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Synonomy proposed by Mateo-Cid et al. (2008: 9, 17) (Harvey et al. 2009: 269). - (29 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bahía Petatlán, Guerrero, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 189). Holotype: Schmitt no. 120C-33; 17 Mar. 1933; Some abundance along the shore inside the Morro de Petatlán. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 189). Notes: According to Dawson (1953: 145), the type (Schmitt 120C-33) was in box 3648 and on slide 1489 in the Alan Hancock Foundation now at LAM.
Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J. & Millar, A.J.K. (2009). The genus Amphiroa (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the temperate coasts of the Australian continent, including the newly described A. klochkovana. Phycologia 48: 258-290.
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Verified by: 29 April 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.