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Jania cubensis Montagne ex Kützing

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 cubensis Montagne ex Kützing
Excicata identificada como Corallina cubensis por Farlow. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

 

Publication details
Jania cubensis Montagne ex Kützing 1849: 709

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina cubensis (Montagne ex Kützing) Kützing 1858
Haliptilon cubense (Montagne ex Kützing) Garbary & H.W.Johansen 1982

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cuba (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 232).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Jania cubensis Montagne ex Kützing)
North America: Mexico (Mendoza-González et al. 2014), Texas (TX) (Wynne 2009, Lehman 2013).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Martinique (Delnatte & Wynne 2016).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Martins et al. 2016, Briani et al. 2018).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

(as Corallina cubensis (Montagne ex Kützing) Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960), Isla Guadalupe (Setchell & Gardner 1930), Mexico (Taylor 1960), Mexico (Caribbean) (Taylor 1972), North Carolina (NC) (Taylor 1960), Texas (TX) (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Barbados (Taylor 1969), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Taylor 1960), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930, Taylor 1960, Oliveira Filho 1977).

(as Haliptilon cubense (Montagne ex Kützing) Garbary & H.W.Johansen)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider & Searles 1991, Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011), Cape Verde Islands (John et al. 2004).

North America: Florida (FL) (Schneider & Searles 1991), North Carolina (NC) (Schneider & Searles 1991).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Ballantine, D.L. & N.E. Aponte 2005), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez 2005), Hispaniola (Betancourt & Herrera-Moreno, 2001), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & Prud'homme van Reine 2015, van der Loos et al. 2017).

South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).

Key references
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.

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.

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