Amphiroa cretacea f. typica , nom. inval.
Amphiroa cretacea f. typica Nagai 1941: 167, no fig., nom. inval.
Published in: Nagai, N. (1941). Marine algae of the Kurile Islands, II. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido Imperial University 46: 139-310.
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 Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: nominal variety requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)" [Melbourne Code]. - (8 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.
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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 22 February 2020.