Amphiroa zonata 1902
Amphiroa zonata Yendo 1902: 10, pl. I: figs 11-14; pl. IV: fig. 9
Published in: Yendo, K. (1902). Corallinae verae japonicae. Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 16(3): 1-36, VII plates.
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
Type locality: Not specified, "Misaki, Shimoda and Sunosaki" are listed (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6). Lectotype: Yendo's illustrations: (Norris & Johansen 1981: 6). Notes: Dawson (1953: 146) Type locality not specifically designated but the Japanese localities of Misaki, Shimoda and Sunosaki indicated.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zoned, banded, marked circularly (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Harvey et al. (2009: 269) note that synonymy proposed by Norris & Johansen (1981: 6, 12); more recently considered a synonym by Riosmena-Rodrigues & Siqueiros-Beltrones (1996: 137) and Moura & Guimarães (2005: 21). They also note that Yoshida & Baba (1998: 538) treat A. zonata as a distinct species. - (30 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 July 2021.