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Chantransia caespitosa (J.Agardh) Batters 1896

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Batrachospermales
Family Lemaneaceae
Genus Chantransia

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Chantransia caespitosa (J.Agardh) Batters
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal of exposed rocks on a limpet. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chantransia caespitosa (J.Agardh) Batters
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Patella vulgata. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal of exposed rocks on a limpet
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chantransia caespitosa (J.Agardh) Batters 1896: 9

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1896). Some new British marine algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 6-11.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton

Basionym
Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Brest (Athanasiadis 1996: 26). Lectotype: LD Agardh No. 18011 (Womersley 1994: 56).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine 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
Jackelmann, J.J., Stegenga, H.S. & Bolton, J.J. (1991). The marine benthic flora of the Cape Hangklip area and its phytogeographical affinities. South African Journal of Botany 57: 295-304, 4 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). A re-classification of the Acrochaetiales based on molecular and morphological data, and establishment of the Colaconematales, ord. nov.. British Phycological Journal 37: 463-475.

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