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Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Amphiroeae
Genus Amphiroa

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Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Saboga-Las Perlas. Amphiroa franciscana — Habit: branches thin, cylindrical; joints generally at dichotomies.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Saboga-Las Perlas. Amphiroa franciscana — In situ: generally found as fragile upright brittle clumps.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama,Amphiroa franciscana — Transverse section of segment showing 4–6 long tiers of cells alternating with one row of short cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Transverse section of segment small rounded angular cortical cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Amphiroa franciscana — Transverse section of segment showing 4–6 long tiers of cells alternating with one row of short cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Amphiroa franciscana — Transverse section of segment small rounded angular cortical cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Amphiroa franciscana — Lateral fusion connecting branch tip with adjacent segment. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Amphiroa franciscana — Non-calcified joint at dichotomy. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Panama, Amphiroa franciscana — Hemispherical conceptacle prominent on segment just below lateral fusion connecting branch tip with adjacent segment. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor Panama, Saboga-Las Perlas. Amphiroa franciscana — In situ: generally found as fragile upright brittle clumps.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor 1945: 187, pl. 48; fig. 2; pl. 49

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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bahía San Francisco, Esmeraldas, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 187). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no 34-484; 11 Feb.1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 187). Notes: According to Dawson (1953: 149) Taylor’s no. 34-484 was in box 3616 and on slide 1470 in the former Alan Hancock Foundation Herbarium now at LAM. Type dredged from 5.4 metres’ depth off Ba. San Francisco (Taylor, 1945).

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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.

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