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Chantransia nigricans De Candolle, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Chantransia nigricans De Candolle 1801: 21, nom. illeg.

Published in: Candolle, A.P. de (1801). Extrait d'un rapport sur les conferves. Bulletin des Sciences par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 17-21, pl. I.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chantransia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Conferva fluvatilis Linnaeus the basionym of Lemanea fluvatilis. - (4 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 128/212) lists this species as a problematic and excluded species.

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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