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Chantransia infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) De Toni 1924

Publication details
Chantransia infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) De Toni 1924: 64

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 Colaconema infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Woelkerling

Basionym
Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt

Type information
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99). Lectotype: NY (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (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
Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in the western Sargasso Sea. Rhodora 75: 78-101, 8 figs.

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

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