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Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Lyngbya

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Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
Lyngbya confervoides, upper intertidial pool, South of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
Lyngbya confervoides, upper intertidial pool, South of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
upper intertidial rocky pools, North of Portugal, Vilachá. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
intertidal rocky pool, Ancoradoiro, Galicia, Spain, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont Lyngbya confervoides, upper intertidial pool, South of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892: 136, pl. III [3]: figs 5, 6

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lyngbya atropurpurea Harvey 1860
Lyngbya atrovirens Harvey 1860

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm and temperate waters; on Turbinaria triquetra and Acanthophora nayadiformis and epilithic (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (28 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cádiz, Atlantic coast of Spain (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 5). Type: Cabrera; LD (herbarium Agardh) (Drouet 1968: 264). Notes: Spain [probably Cádiz]; (LT fide Drouet 1968: 264) (INA).

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Key references
Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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

Leghari, M.K., Qureshi, R.M., Mashiatullah, A., Yaqoob, N. & Javed, T. (2005). Harmful algal species from various freshwater localities of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 199-206.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Silva, S.M.F. & Pienaar, R.N. (2000). Some benthic marine cyanophyceae of Mauritius. Botanica Marina 43: 11-27, 86 figs.

Ulcay, S., Taskin, E., Kurt, O. & Öztürk, M. (2014). Marine benthic Cyanobacteria in Northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Turkish Journal of Botany 39: 173-188.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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