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Chantransia occidentalis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924

Publication details
Chantransia occidentalis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924: 69

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 Acrochaetium barbadense (Vickers) Børgesen

Basionym
Acrochaetium occidentale Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: St. Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 100).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), western.

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
Wynne, M.J. (1998). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: first revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 116: [i]-iii, 1-155, 5 figs.

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