Jania capillacea Harvey 1853

Jania capillacea Harvey

Jania capillacea Harveyrecolectada en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre sustrato rocoso. Foto: Ángel Fernández

Publication Details
Jania capillacea Harvey 1853: 84

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: Bahia Honda, Florida, U.S.A.; (Yoshida 1998: 566) Holotype: Harvey Herbarium, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; Toumey 70 (Dawson 1953: 116)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 March 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 March 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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