Jania micrarthrodia var. crassa (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug, nom. inval. 1996

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 micrarthrodia var. crassa (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug, nom. inval. 1996: 305

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Jania is Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania verrucosa J.V.Lamouroux.

Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux

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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 December 2022

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