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Jania tenuissima Sonder

Publication details
Jania tenuissima Sonder 1848: (1846-1848): 186

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1848). [Algae]. In: Plantae Preissianae sive enumeratio plantarum quas in Australasia occidentali et meridionali-occidentali annis 1838-1841 collegit Ludovicus Preiss. (Lehmann, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 161-195. Hamburgi [Hamburg]: sumptibus Meissneri.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Jania micrarthrodia J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (mouth of Swan River) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 243). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey (1849: 106)

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.

Key references
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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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.

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