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Chantransia flexuosa (Vickers) Collins 1911

Publication details
Chantransia flexuosa (Vickers) Collins 1911: 186

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1911). Notes on algae, - X. Rhodora 13: 184-187.

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 Acrochaetium flexuosum Vickers

Basionym
Acrochaetium flexuosum Vickers

Type information
Type locality: Barbados (Silva & al. 1996: 98).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (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.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 March 2021.

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