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Amphiroa zonata Yendo

Publication details
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.
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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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zoned, banded, marked circularly (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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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
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.

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