Jania pusilla (Sonder) Yendo 1905

Publication Details
Jania pusilla (Sonder) Yendo 1905: 39

Published in: Yendo, K. (1905). A revised list of Corallinae. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo 20(12): 1-46.

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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 pusilla Sonder

Type Information
Type locality: Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia; (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 307) Lectotype: Harvey 452D; Epiphytic on Cystophora siliquosa; MEL; 501722 (Ducker, LeBlanc & Johansen 1976: 6) Notes: Silva et al. (1996: 243) cite syntype localities: Port Fairy and Port Phillip. Womersley & Johansen (1966: 307) give the folowing data: type from Port Fairy, Vic., on Cystophora (Harvey, Alg. Aust. exsicc. 452); holotype (or lectotype) in TCD. They note that Ducker et al. (1976: 6) selected a MEL (501722) specimen of Harvey's 452 as lectotype, but consider it would be a more usual practice to regard the holotype (or lectotype if necessary) to be in the Harvey herbarium in TCD. However, others consider that as Sonder described the entity, it seems more appropriate to choose a lectotype from his materials.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Common on species of Cystophora (especially C. subfarcinata) in shallow water on rough-water coasts (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 309).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 April 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 April 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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