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Jania tenella (Kützing) Grunow

Publication details
Jania tenella (Kützing) Grunow 1874: 42

Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
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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.

Basionym
Corallina tenella Kützing

Type information
Syntype localities: Golfo di Napoli, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 244). Notes: Syntype localities: Golfo di Napoli, Italy; Mexico (South & Skelton, 2003).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), delicate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina tenella Kützing 1858

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1943: 26) and John et al. (2004) cite this species as Jania tenella Kützing. Dawson (1952: 120) cites this species as Jania tenella Kützing var. tenella.

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003) cite Jania pumila Lamouroux 1816 as a synonym of Jania tenella (Kützing) Grunow 1874.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Mateo-Cid, L.E., Mendoza-Gonzalez, A.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2013). Occurrence and distribution of the genus Jania J. V. Lamouroux (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Pacific coast of Baja California and Gulf of California, Mexico. American Journal of Plant Sciences 2013(4): 1-13.

Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.

Silva, P.C. & Chacana, M.E. (2005). Marine algae from Islas San Félix y San Ambrosio (Chilean Oceanic Islands). Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 103-118.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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