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Lyngbya latissima Prescott

Publication details
Lyngbya latissima Prescott 1944: 372, pl. 4: fig. 21

Published in: Prescott, G.W. (1944). New species and varieties of Wisconsin algae. Farlowia 1: 347-385.

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 Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweeney Lake, Vilas County: Little Clam Lake, Burnett County, Wisconsin (Silva 1996-to date). Type: G.W. Prescott (US); plankton in Little Clam Lake. 3W257 (Speziale & Dyck 1992: 704). Notes: Above information from Farlowia 1:372 (Speziale & Dyck, 1992)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kenins, A. (2017). Validation of the noxious cyanophyte Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall (Oscillatoriaceae). Notulae Algarum 43: 1-3, 1 fig.

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

Speziale, B.J. & Dyck, L.A. (1992). Lyngbya infestations: comparative taxonomy of Lyngbya wollei comb. nov. (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 28(5): 693-706, 13 figs, 5 tables.

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