Jania pacifica

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Jania pacifica (as Jania mexicana)


Taxonavigation: Corallinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Corallinophycidae
Ordo: Corallinales

Familia: Corallinaceae
Subfamilia: Corallinoideae
Genus: Jania
Species: Jania pacifica


Jania pacifica Areschoug, 1852

  • Type locality: Guatulco (Huatulco), Oaxaca, Mexico.


  • Heterotypic
    • Jania mexicana W.R.Taylor, 1945
      • Type locality: Bahía Petatlán, Guerrero, Mexico. Littoral on rocks in the surf.
      • Holotype: W.R. Taylor #34-569; 1934-03-02. Hancock Foundation. (now at LAM).


  • Areschoug, J.E. 1852. Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. eds), pp. 506–-576. Lundae [Lund]. BHL Reference page. : 556
  • Taylor, W.R. 1945. Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 12: i–iv, 1–528, 3 figs, 100 pls. Online BHL Hathitrust Reference page. : 197, pl. 60
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. Jania pacifica. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2019-12-02.
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