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Jania parva Johansen & Womersley

Publication details
Jania parva Johansen & Womersley 1994: 609, figs1-5, 21-26

Published in: Johansen, H.W. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Jania (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 605-625, 42 figs.

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), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
Womersley (1996) notes that this species is recorded from Point Turton, S. Aust., to American R. inlet, Kangaroo I., S. Aust. (probably more widely distributed in calm water localities).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Stansbury, South Australia, Australia (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 299). Holotype: Womersley; 14 October 1989; 2-3 m deep on Posidonia australis. AD A59922 (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 299).

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Key references
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.

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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 24 April 2019.

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