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Chantransia violacea var. expansa (H.C.Wood) Wolle 1887

Publication details
Chantransia violacea var. expansa (H.C.Wood) Wolle 1887: 59

Published in: Wolle, F. (1887). Fresh-water Algae of the United States; (exclusive of the Diatomaceae) complemental to Desmids of the United States ... One hundred and fifty-one plates ... including nine additional plates of desmids. pp. 1-364, Atlas, 157 pls. Bethlehem, PA: The Comenius Press.
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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 Audouinella violacea var. expansa (H.C.Wood) G.M.Smith

Basionym
Chantransia expansa H.C.Wood

Type information
USA: Pennsylvania: near Philadelphia.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Brandt 1909. Hedwigia 49: 116, with the same Basionym. (See INA) - (13 Mar 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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
Smith, G.M. (1933). The fresh-water algae of the United States. pp. [i]-xi, 1-716, 449 figs, 2 tables. New York & London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc..

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