Jania tenella (Kützing)
Jania tenella (Kützing) Grunow 1874: 42
Published in: Grunow, A. (1873/1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Corallina tenella Kützing
Syntype localities: Golfo di Napoli, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 244). Notes: Syntype localities: Golfo di Napoli, Italy; Mexico (South & Skelton, 2003).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), delicate (Stearn 1973).
Corallina tenella Kützing 1858
Børgesen (1943: 26) and John et al. (2004) cite this species as Jania tenella Kützing. Dawson (1952: 120) cites this species as Jania tenella Kützing var. tenella.
South & Skelton (2003) cite Jania pumila Lamouroux 1816 as a synonym of Jania tenella (Kützing) Grunow 1874.
This is a marine species.
Mateo-Cid, L.E., Mendoza-Gonzalez, A.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2013). Occurrence and distribution of the genus Jania J. V. Lamouroux (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Pacific coast of Baja California and Gulf of California, Mexico. American Journal of Plant Sciences 2013(4): 1-13.
Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.
Silva, P.C. & Chacana, M.E. (2005). Marine algae from Islas San Félix y San Ambrosio (Chilean Oceanic Islands). Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 103-118.
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
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