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Chantransia pacifica (Kylin) Levring 1941

Publication details
Chantransia pacifica (Kylin) Levring 1941: 631

Published in: Levring, T. (1941). Die Meeresalgen der Juan Fernandez-Inseln. Die Corallinaceen der Juan Fernandez-Inseln . In: The natural history of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 601-670; 753-757. Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri.. [in German]
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Publication date: 14 December 1941

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 pacificum Kylin

Basionym
Acrochaetium pacificum Kylin

Type information
Lectotype locality: Brown Island, Washington, U.S.A (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976: 315). Type: on Sertularia at 10-20 m depth. (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976: 315). Notes: Dawson (1953: 29) notes type locality as vicinity of Friday Harbor, Washington (several localities indicated with the original description). According to Woelkerling & Womerlsey in Womersley (1994: 58) the type locality was not specified by Kylin (1925), who listed three localities near Friday Harbour, Washington, U.S.A.: Brown I., Shaw I. and Peavine Pass. They also note that the lectotype may be in LD.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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
Kylin, H. (1925). The marine red algae in the vicinity of of the Biological Station at Friday Harbor, Wash. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 21(9): 1-87, 47 figs.

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

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