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Lyngbya subtilis Holden

Publication details
Lyngbya subtilis Holden in F.S.Collins 1906: 113

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1906). New species, etc., issued in the Phycotheca Boreali-Americana. Rhodora 1908: 104-113.

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 Leibleinia subtilis (Holden) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Lyngbya subtilis West, 1892. Probably invalid also. - (11 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 60). Notes: This type locality was first described by Drouet (1968: 48) (Silva et al., 1996)

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Source of current name
Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

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.

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