Pseudochantransia chalybea ( ) Brand 1909
Pseudochantransia chalybea (Roth) Brand 1909: 118
Published in: Brand, F. (1909). Über die Süsswasserformen von Chantransia (D.C.) Schmitz, einschliesslich Pseudochantransia Brand. Hedwigia 49: .
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Audouinella chalybea (Roth) Bory
Conferva chalybea Roth
Type locality: "In aquaeductu Molae inferioris prope Leesum Ducatus Bremensis invenit Novembri mense amicus, suavissimus Mertens." (Roth 1806: 286).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Having the colour of (tempered) steel.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1823). Céramie Ceramlum.. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 341-342. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.
Created: 20 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.