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Chantransia mediterranea Levring 1942

Publication details
Chantransia mediterranea Levring 1942: 30 [6 in reprint], fig. 1 A-G

Published in: Levring, T. (1942). Meeresalgen aus dem Adriatischen Meer, Sizilien und dem Golf von Neapel. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Förhandlingar 12(3): 26-41 [1-17 reprint].

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chantransia is Chantransia nigricans De Candolle.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium mediterraneum (Levring) Athanasiadis

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

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

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
Athanasiadis, A. (2003 '2002'). Taxonomy and systematics of Rhodophyta with reference to the Mediterranean taxa. Flora Mediterranea 12: 93-167.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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