Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux 1821

Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux
Cabrillo National Monument, California. - 07 September 2018. National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication Details
Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux 1821: 23, pl. 69: figs 9, 10

Published in: Lamouroux, J.[V.F.] (1821). Exposition méthodique des genres de l'ordre des polypiers: avec leur description et celle des principales espèces, figurées dans 84 planches, les 63 premières appartenant a l'Histoire naturelle des zoophytes d'Ellis et Solander. pp. i-viii, 1-115, 1 folded table, 84 plates. Paris: Chez Veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire.

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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: Dusky Sound, New Zealand [as "Dusky Bay" in Johansen 1971]; (Woelkering, Harvey & Reviers 2015: 245) Lectotype (as "type"): CN; (Johansen 1971: 247, fig. 10) Notes: "Lamouroux (1821: 23) based Jania crassa on material (Figs. 3–4) received from “D. Leach” (probably Dr. William Elford Leach, 1790–1836, British medical doctor, zoologist, and marine biologist, based at the Natural History Museum, London [actually the Natural History Department of the British Museum]. Additional data: Seccombe, 1892: 311–312; Stearn, 1981: 163) that came from Dusky Sound, New Zealand." (Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers 2015: 141). Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers (2015: 141, fig. 3) also illustrate the lectotype and give details of an isolectotype in PC (PC 0028699); see also Harvey, Woelkering & Reviers (2020: 229).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 18 October 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2023

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