Jania verrucosa J.V.Lamouroux, nom. rejic. 1816
Jania verrucosa J.V.Lamouroux, nom. rejic. 1816: 270, pl. IX : fig. 4
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
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.
Type locality: "Amérique Méridionale Det. Richard et Pavon."; (Lamouroux 1816: 270) Notes: Lectotype: Lamouroux figures (1816: pl. IX : fig. 4 "a" and "B") selected by Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers (2015: 141) who consider it resonable to select both illustrations in Lamouroux's fig. 4.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Almost entirely epilithic, occurring in shallow eulittoral pools or on rocks near low tide level (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley 1996: 307).
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 08 December 2022
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 December 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2023