Jania parva & 1994
Jania parva Johansen & Womersley 1994: 609, figs1-5, 21-26
Published in: Johansen, H.W. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Jania (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 605-625, 42 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Stansbury, South Australia, Australia (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 299). Holotype: Womersley; 14 October 1989; 2-3 m deep on Posidonia australis. AD A59922 (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 299).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersley (1996) notes that this species is recorded from Point Turton, S. Aust., to American R. inlet, Kangaroo I., S. Aust. (probably more widely distributed in calm water localities).
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 23 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 April 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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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.