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Jania capillacea Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Janieae
Genus Jania

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Jania capillacea Harvey
recolectada en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre sustrato rocoso. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

Jania capillacea Harvey
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ tightly packed clump.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. Habit of tightly packed cushion-like thallus.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ in mixed turf community.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Panama. Surface view of rectangular cortical cells with uncalcified joints at base of dichotomous branching.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Panama. Long narrow cells of uncalcified joint.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Panama. Atypical branching showing distinct joints.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Jania capillacea Harvey
Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Antithamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Thuret

Jania capillacea Harvey Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Jania capillacea Harvey 1853: 84

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Jania is Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
May be the same as Jania adhaerens (Cribb 1983).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bahia Honda, Florida, U.S.A. (Yoshida 1998: 566). Holotype: Harvey Herbarium, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Toumey 70 (Dawson 1953: 116).

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Mateo-Cid, L.E., Mendoza-Gonzalez, A.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2013). Occurrence and distribution of the genus Jania J. V. Lamouroux (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Pacific coast of Baja California and Gulf of California, Mexico. American Journal of Plant Sciences 2013(4): 1-13.

Mendoza-Gonzalez, A.C., L.E.Mateo-Cid, D.Y.García-López & J.A.Acosta-Calderón (2014). Diversity and distribution of articulated coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) of the Atlantic coast of Mexico. Phytotaxa 190(1): 45-63.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Tanaka, T. (1965). Studies on some marine algae from southern Japan, VI. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Kagoshima University 14: 52-71.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

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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