Pseudochantransia pygmaea (Kützing) Brand 1897
Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales
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Pseudochantransia pygmaea (Kützing) Brand 1897: 118
Published in: Brand, F. (1897). Ueber "Chantransia" und die einschlägigen Formen der bayrischen Hochebene. Hedwigia 36: 300-319.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Chantransia pygmaea Kützing
Type locality: "Steinen in Wasserleitungen bei Schleusingen" [Germany: Thüringer Wand] (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype, designated by Necchi et al. (1993): L 940285 (Necchi & Zucchi 1995: 210). Notes: IT: UC522268 (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Brand, F. (1909). Über die Süsswasserformen von Chantransia (D.C.) Schmitz, einschliesslich Pseudochantransia Brand. Hedwigia 49: .
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Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.