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Chantransia coccinea Kützing 1847

Publication details
Chantransia coccinea Kützing 1847: 223

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chantransia is Chantransia nigricans De Candolle.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
De Toni (1897) list this species as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge (1900)

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

Source of current name
Hamel, G. (1927). Recherches sur les genres Acrochaetium Naeg. et Rhodochorton Naeg. Published Ph.D. thesis. pp. i-v, 1-117, 47 figs. Saint-Lô: Imprimerie R. Jaqueline, rue des Images, 23.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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