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Lyngbya fragilis (Gomont) Compère

Publication details
Lyngbya fragilis (Gomont) Compère 1974: 18

Published in: Compère, P. (1974). Cyanophycées de la region du lac Tchad, taxons, combinaisons et noms nouveaux. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique / Bulletin van de National Plantentuin van België 44, No 1/2: 17-21.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptolyngbya fragilis (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Basionym
Phormidium fragile Gomont

Type information
Type locality: Scotland ("aquas subsalsas apud Ayr"); Germany (prope Kiel); Czech Republic (thermas Carolinensis Bohemiae); Italy (Euganean Springs); Morocco; Maine, USA (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Batters; Reinbold; Hansgirg; Meneghini; Schousboe; Collins; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Later homonym of Lyngbya fragilis J.D. Hooker & Harvey, but this is an invalid name. - (4 Feb 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2019.

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