Amphiroa dilatata J.V. 1816
Amphiroa dilatata J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 299
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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 anceps (Lamarck) Decaisne
Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Australasie" [Australia] (Lamouroux 1816: 299). Type: CN
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersely, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Amphiroideae Johansen 1969: 47. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 283-288. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.