Amphiroa minutissima W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication Details
Amphiroa minutissima W.R.Taylor 1945: 186-187, pl. 46: fig. 1

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica; (Taylor 1945: 186-187) Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 39-116C; 26 Mar. 1939; rare, littoral; Hancock Foundation; (Taylor 1945: 186-187)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), extremely small.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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