Chantransia atra ( ) A.P.de 1805
Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Showing young secondary fascicles on cortical filaments. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.
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Chantransia atra (Hudson) A.P.de Candolle in Lamarck & A.P.De Candolle 1805: 51
Published in: Lamarck, J.B., de & De Candolle, A.P. (1805). Flore française, ou descriptions succinctes de toutes les plants qui croissent naturellement en France, disposées selon une nouvelle méthode d'analyse, et précédées par un exposé des principes élémentaires de la botanique. Troisième Édition. Tome second. . pp. i-xii, 1-600, 1 folded map. Parisiis [Paris]: Chez H. Agasse, rue de Poitevine, No. 6 de l'Imprimerie de Stoupe, An XIII (1805).
Publication date: 17 September 1805
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Conferva atra Hudson
Type locality: Little well, Gors Bach, between Llanfaethly and Trefadog, Wales (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Holotype: D. Brewer; prior to 1741; BM (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Notes: Lectotype (BM Sloane Herbarium H.S. 229, 59, RH 118) designated by (Sheath et al. 1993: 720).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Wynne, M.J. (2019). Torularia Bonnnemaison, 1828, a generic name to be reinstated for Atrophycus Necchi & Rossignolo, 2017. Notulae Algarum 89: 1-4, no figs.
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