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Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst

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

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Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. 20 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst 1846: 83

Published in: Rabenhorst, G.L. (1846 '1847'). Deutschlands Kryptogamen-Flora oder Handbuch zur Bestimmung der kryptogamischen Gewächse Deutschlands, der Schweiz, des Lombardisch-Venetianischen Königreichs und Istriens. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Algen. pp. [ii]-xix, [xx, err.], [1]-200, [201]-216, index. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
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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 Lyngbya sordida Gomont

Basionym
Leibleinia polychroa Meneghini

Type information
Type locality: Dalmatian coast, Croatia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 39).

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

Taxonomic notes
Silva et al. (1996: 390) cite Lyngbya sordida Gomont as synonym of Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst but according to Engene et al. (2010:593), L. polychroa is a synonym of Lyngbya sordida Gomont ex Gomont. - (15 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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