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Amphiroa peninsularis W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Amphiroa peninsularis W.R.Taylor 1945: 188, pl. 48: 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Amphiroa beauvoisii J.V.Lamouroux

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy proposed by Norris & Johansen (1981: 6); more recently considered a synonym by Riosmena-Rodriguez & Siqueiros-Beltrones (1996: 137) and Moura & Guimarães (2005: 21) (Harvey et al., 2009: 269). - (29 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South Bay, Isla Cerros, Baja California, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 188). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-646A; 10 Mar. 1934; On rocks. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 188).

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Source of current name
Norris, J.N. & Johansen, H.W. (1981). Articulated coralline algae of the Gulf of California, Mexico, I: Amphiroa Lamouroux. Smithsonian Contributions in Marine Science 9: 1-29.

Key references
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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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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