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Jania pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Jania pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 269, pl. IX: fig. 1

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina pygmaea (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing 1858

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Sur le Galaxaura Lapidescens du Gap de Bonne-Espérance" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 243).

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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 19 April 2019.

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