Jania capillacea Harvey Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. Habit of tightly packed cushion-like thallus.
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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], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
May be the same as Jania adhaerens (Cribb 1983).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bahia Honda, Florida, U.S.A. (Yoshida 1998: 566). Holotype: Harvey Herbarium, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Toumey 70 (Dawson 1953: 116).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
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.
Mendoza-Gonzalez, A.C., L.E.Mateo-Cid, D.Y.García-López & J.A.Acosta-Calderón (2014). Diversity and distribution of articulated coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) of the Atlantic coast of Mexico. Phytotaxa 190(1): 45-63.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Tanaka, T. (1965). Studies on some marine algae from southern Japan, VI. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Kagoshima University 14: 52-71.
Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.
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