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Jania plumula Zanardini

Publication details
Jania plumula Zanardini 1844: 1025

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1844). Corallinee. Enciclopedia Italiana (Venezia) 6: 1013-1036.
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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 rubens var. corniculata (Linnaeus) Yendo

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The supposed basionym, Corallina plumula Zanardini, is an invalid name (q.v.). Treated as a new name. - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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
Irvine, L.M. & Johansen, H.W. (1994). Corallinoideae. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 37-57. London: HMSO.

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Verified by: 06 February 2017 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 25 June 2019.

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