Choreocolax americanus Reinsch 1875: 64, Rhodophyceae pl. LVI 
Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1875 '1874/75'). Contributiones ad algologiam et fungologiam. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xii, -103, [104, err.], 131 plates [I-III, IIIa, IV-VI, VIa, VII-XII, XIIa, XIII-XX, XXa, XXI-XXXV, XXXVa, XXXVI (Melanophyceae); I-XLII, XLIIa, XLIII-XLVII, XLVIIa, XLVIII-LXI (Rhodophyceae); I-XVIII (Chlorophyllophyceae); I-IX (Fungi)]. Norimbergae [Nürnberg]: Typis Theodor Haesslein.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or belonging to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ora atlantica Amer. bor. (in Lophura sp.) [Atlantic shores of North America] (Reinsch 1875: 64).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Preuss, M., Nelson, W.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2017). Red algal parasites: a synopsis of described species, their hosts, distinguishing characters and areas for continued research. Botanica Marina 60(1): 13-25.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.