Jania micrarthrodia var. crassa (J.V. ) , nom. inval.
Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Jania micrarthrodia var. crassa (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug in Womersley 1996: 305, nom. inval.
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania verrucosa J.V.Lamouroux
Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: Dusky Sound, New Zealand [as "Dusky Bay" in Johansen 1971] (Woelkering, Harvey & Reviers 2015: 245). Lectotype (as "type"): CN (Johansen 1971: 247, fig. 10). Notes: "Lamouroux (1821: 23) based Jania crassa on material (Figs. 3–4) received from “D. Leach” (probably Dr. William Elford Leach, 1790–1836, British medical doctor, zoologist, and marine biologist, based at the Natural History Museum, London [actually the Natural History Department of the British Museum]. Additional data: Seccombe, 1892: 311–312; Stearn, 1981: 163) that came from Dusky Sound, New Zealand." (Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers 2015: 141). Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers (2015: 141, fig. 3) also illustrate the lectotype and give details of an isolectotype in PC.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Cedited to Areschoug by Areschoug in Womersley & Johansen (1996: 305) and included in the synonymy of Jania verrucosa J.V.Lamouroux; however, Areschoug (1852: 555) Jania micrarthrodia the description " [delta]. fronde crassiori, ramis subarcuatis, articulis diametro usque subduplo longioribus," a phrase name and thus invalid (Art. 23). - (1 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.