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Chantransia gracilis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924

Publication details
Chantransia gracilis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924: 54

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1924). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. VI. Florideae. Sectio V. Additamenta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-767, frontispiece. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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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 gracilis (Børgesen) Jaasund

Basionym
Acrochaetium gracile Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: St. Thomas Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8). Type: on Sargassum vulgare. C (presumably) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (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
Ateweberhan, M. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). A taxonomic survey of seaweeds from Eritrea. Blumea 50: 65-111.

Created: 30 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 24 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 05 March 2021.

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