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Amphiroa zonata Yendo 1902

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphiroa zonata Yendo)
North America: California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944), Mexico (Dawson 1953).

Africa: South Africa (van der Merwe & al. 2015).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987), Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Xia 2013), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2020.

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