Amphiroa hancockii W.R.Taylor 1942
Amphiroa hancockii W.R.Taylor 1942: 95, pl. 13: figs 1, 2
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1942). Caribbean marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expedition, 1939. Allan Hancock Atlantic Expedition Report 2: 1-193, 20 plates.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).
Bailey, J.C., Gabel, J.E. & Freshwater, D.W. (2004). Nuclear 18S rRNA gene sequence analyses indicate that the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) is a polyphyletic taxon. Phycologia 43: 3-12.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2021.