Jania pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux 1816
Jania pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 269, pl. IX: fig. 1
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Sur le Galaxaura Lapidescens du Gap de Bonne-Espérance"; (Silva & al. 1996: 243)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 September 2004
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022