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Lyngbya circumcreta G.S.West

Publication details
Lyngbya circumcreta G.S.West 1907: 174, pl. 9: fig. 7

Published in: West, G.S. (1907). Report on the freshwater algae, including phytoplankton of the Third Tanganyika Expedition, conducted by Dr. W.A. Cunnington 1904-1905. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 38: 81-197.
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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 Limnolyngbya circumcreta (G.S.West) X.Li & R.Li.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Lake Victoria (near Bukoba, Tanzania and near Entebbe, Uganda) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: W.A. Cunnington 249, 252 (Bukoba specimens); 620 (Entebbe specimens); (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Neotype: HAB2014-0112, fixed material of the culture CHAB 5683, deposite at IHB, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Li & Li, 2016).

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Source of current name
Li, X. & Li, R. (2016). Limnolyngbya circumcreta gen. & comb. nov. (Synechococcales, Cyanobacteria) with three geographical (provincial) genotypes in China. Phycologia 55(4): 478-491.

Key references
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.

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.

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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