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Chantransia torulosa (Roth) De Candolle 1805

Publication details
Chantransia torulosa (Roth) De Candolle 1805: 50

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 Paralemanea torulosa (Roth) Sheath & A.R.Sherwood

Basionym
Conferva torulosa Roth

Type information
Type locality: Elbingrode in Hercynia: Person (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 217) lists this species as a problematic and excluded species, and the basionym as Conferva torulosa Roth (1797).

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2021.

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