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Chantransia expansa H.C.Wood 1869

Publication details
Chantransia expansa H.C.Wood 1869: 144

Published in: Wood, H.C. (1869). Prodromus of a study of the freshwater algae of North America. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11: 119-145.
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Publication date: January 1869

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 Audouinella violacea var. expansa (H.C.Wood) G.M.Smith

Type information
USA: Pennsylvania: near Philadelphia.

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (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
Smith, G.M. (1933). The fresh-water algae of the United States. pp. [i]-xi, 1-716, 449 figs, 2 tables. New York & London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc..

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