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Chantransia moniliformis Rosenvinge 1909

Publication details
Chantransia moniliformis Rosenvinge 1909: 99, figs 28 a-c, 29 a-d

Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1909). The marine algae of Denmark. Contributions to their natural history. Part I. Introduction. Rhodophyceae I. (Bangiales and Nemalionales). Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 7. Række, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling 7: 1-151, 73 figs, 2 pls, 2 folded charts.
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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 Acrochaetium moniliforme (Rosenvinge) Børgesen

Type information
Syntype localities: "Localities. Kn: Krageskovs Rev, KC. — Ks : D, N. of Isefjord, 11,5 meters. — Sa: AH, N. of Fyens Hoved; MQ, S. of Samsø, 11,5 meters. — So: stone-slope at Helsingør (Kronborg). — Bw: LC, S. of Langeland, 11,5 meters. - Bm: QR, Gj'ldenloves Flak." [Denmark] (Rosenvinge 1909: 100). Syntypes: C?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (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
Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.

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