Jania pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux 1816

Publication Details
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, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.

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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: "Sur le Galaxaura Lapidescens du Gap de Bonne-Espérance"; (Silva & al. 1996: 243)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
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

 
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