Corallina crassa (J.V.Lamouroux) Collins, nom. illeg. 1898

Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux
Cabrillo National Monument, California. - 07 September 2018. National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication Details
Corallina crassa (J.V.Lamouroux) Collins, nom. illeg. 1898: 500

Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1898). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. IX-XI, Nos. 401-550. Malden, Massachusetts.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux.

Jania crassa J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Type locality: Dusky Sound, New Zealand [as "Dusky Bay" in Johansen 1971]; (Woelkering, Harvey & Reviers 2015: 245) Lectotype (as "type"): CN; (Johansen 1971: 247, fig. 10) Notes: "Lamouroux (1821: 23) based Jania crassa on material (Figs. 3–4) received from “D. Leach” (probably Dr. William Elford Leach, 1790–1836, British medical doctor, zoologist, and marine biologist, based at the Natural History Museum, London [actually the Natural History Department of the British Museum]. Additional data: Seccombe, 1892: 311–312; Stearn, 1981: 163) that came from Dusky Sound, New Zealand." (Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers 2015: 141). Woelkerling, Harvey & Reviers (2015: 141, fig. 3) also illustrate the lectotype and give details of an isolectotype in PC (PC 0028699); see also Harvey, Woelkering & Reviers (2020: 229).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 August 2017

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