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Lyngbya penicillata (Gomont) Hoffmann, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lyngbya penicillata (Gomont) Hoffmann in Hoffmann & Compère 1990: 308, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hoffmann, L. & Compère, P. (1990). Nomenclatural notes in the Cyanophyceae. Taxon 39(2): 307-310.

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 Caldora penicillata (Gomont) Engene, Tronholm & V.J.Paul

Basionym
Phormidium penicillatum Gomont

Type information
Type locality: Saint-Gilles, Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 39). Type: see below (epitype) F. Jadin 76; iv.1890; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: This type locality fide Jadin, 1894 (Silva et al., 1996). Epitype: strain FK13-1, US 217964. Looe Key, Florida (24°35'400" N, 81°31'100" W), 10 June 2013, epizoic on corals and epilithic, 20 m depth, leg. N. Engene (Engene et al. 2015: 679).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nom. illeg.: priority for L. penicillata (Kützinf) Rabenhorst 1865 (INA). - (30 Apr 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Engene, N., Tronholm, A., Salvador-Reyes, L.A., Luesch, H. & Paul, V.J. (2015). Caldora penicillata gen nov., sp. nov. (Cyanobacteria), a pantropical marine species with biomedical relevance. Journal of Phycology 51(4): 670-681.

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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 25 May 2019.

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