Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De
Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni 1924: 711
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen
Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island (Børgesen 1924: 271). Type: C. Skottsberg; Epiphytic on Dictyopteris repens. C? (Børgesen 1924: 271).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), discoid.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni)
Pacific Islands: Easter Island (Garbary 1987).
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 17 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2019.