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Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier 1836

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Batrachospermales
Family Lemaneaceae
Genus Chantransia

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Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier
lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier
lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier
lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Fucus confervoides Linnaeus

Cladophora prolifera (Roth) Kützing lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Chantransia prolifera (Roth) Chevalier 1836: 679

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 Cladophora prolifera (Roth) Kützing

Basionym
Conferva prolifera Roth

Type information
Type locality: "in mare Corsicam" (Roth 1797: 183). Neotype: Miramare, Italy; Hauck; L 937.264.23 (Hoek 1963: 208). Notes: Womersley (1984: 194) gives the following data: Type from the Mediterranean; lost. Neotype fromTrieste , Adriatic Sea, in L, 937, 264...23 (see van den Hoek 1963: 208).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 213) lists this species as a problematic and excluded species.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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 26 February 2021.

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