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Amphiroa peruana Areschoug ex W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Amphiroa peruana Areschoug ex W.R.Taylor 1945: 190, pl. 50

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.

Nomenclatural notes
Name first appeared invalidly (name only; no description) in an exsiccata (Areschoug Phyc. Extraeur. Exsicc. No. 41; M.J. Wynne 2019) and inadvertently validated by Taylor (1945). - (30 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Black Beach Archipelago, Isla Santa María, Archipiélago de Colón [Galapagos], Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 190). Lectotype: W.R. Taylor No. 34-231; 17 January 1934; lower littoral, occasionally in large colonies. MICH 675214 (Wynne 2019: 28). Notes: Isotypes: MICH 675076, 675215.

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Key references
Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae Extraeuropaeae Exsiccatae. Vol. Fasc. II pp. nos 31-60. Uppsala.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Wynne, M.J. (2019). Validation of Amphiroa peruana (Lithophyllaceae, Rhodophyta) by W.R.Taylor (1945) and its lectotypification. Notulae Algarum 119: 1-5, 2 figs.

Created: 30 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 November 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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Wynne, M.J. (2019). Validation of Amphiroa peruana (Lithophyllaceae, Rhodophyta) by W.R.Taylor (1945) and its lectotypification. Notulae Algarum 119: 1-5, 2 figs.

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