Chantransia caespitosa (J. ) 1896
Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal of exposed rocks on a limpet
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton
Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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