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Chantransia atra (Hudson) A.P.de Candolle 1805

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 atra (Hudson) A.P.de Candolle
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

Chantransia atra (Hudson) A.P.de Candolle
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

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Iridaea explanata Suhr

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Shown with other Batrachospermum. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.
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Publication details
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).
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Publication date: 17 September 1805

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 Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne

Conferva atra Hudson

Type information
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.

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
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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Verified by: 12 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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