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Lyngbya murrayi West & G.S.West

Publication details
Lyngbya murrayi West & G.S.West 1911: 289, pl. XXV: figs 70, 71

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1911). Part VII. Freshwater algae. In: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-9. Vol. 1 Biology. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 264-298.
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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 Wilmottia murrayi (West & G.S.West) Strunecký, Elster & Komárek

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica: Cape Royds: Green Lake (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Strunecký, O., Elster, J. & Komárek, J. (2011). Taxonomic revision of the freshwater cyanobacterium "Phormidium" murrayi = Wilmottia murrayi. Fottea 11(1): 57-71.

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.

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.

Nadeau, T.-L., Milbrandt, E.C. & Castenholz, R.W. (2001). Note: Evolutionary relationships of cultivated Antarctic oscillatorians (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 37: 650-654.

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