Jania corniculata ( ) J.V. 1816
Jania rubens var. corniculata (Linnaeus) Yendo Mediterranean
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Jania corniculata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 274
Published in: Lamouroux, [J.V.F.] (1812). Extrait d'un mémoire sur la classification des Polypiers coralligènes non entièrement pierreux. Nouveaux Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 181-188.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania rubens var. corniculata (Linnaeus) Yendo
Corallina corniculata Linnaeus
Type locality: "Oc. Eur." [European Seas, generally meaning the Atlantic] (Linnaeus 1758: 806). Lectotype designated by Irvine & Johansen: on Cladostephus. LINN 1293.19 (Irvine & Johansen 1994: 56).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having a horned capsule.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Athanasiadis (2016: 345) credits Lamouroux (1812: 185 [actually 186]) with this combination but the binomial was not formally used by Lamouroux in this publication. - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Treated as taxonomically valid by Athanasiadis (2016: 345). - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Yendo, K. (1905). A revised list of Corallinae. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo 20(12): 1-46.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 December 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.