Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Corallinophycidae > Order Corallinales > Family Corallinaceae > Subfamily Corallinoideae > Tribe Janieae > Genus Jania

Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux, 1816

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

JaniaJ.V.Lamouroux, 1812accepted genus name
Haliptilon (Decaisne) Lindley, 1846 synonym


Jania rubens var. corniculata (Linnaeus) Yendo, 1905
Jania rubens var. cristata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): småkrasing sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: fijn koraalwier
 Norwegian: småkrasing sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: småkrasing
 Norwegian Nynorsk: småkrasing
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): småkrasing sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: gaffelkrasing


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.

additional source





Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (181 publications)
GenBank (11 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux, 1816. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145130




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