Lyngbya clarensis West
Lyngbya clarensis West 1912: 43, pl. 1: fig. 7 (as 'cliarensis' )
Published in: West, W. (1912). Fresh-water algae [of Clare Island, Co. Mayo, and the adjoining district], with a supplement of marine diatoms. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 31(16): 1-62, pls I, II.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phormidium cliarense (West) Anagnostidis & Komárek
Named for Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Whitton (1912: 93) justifiably casts doubt on the identity of this entity. - (2 May 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland (West 1912: 43).
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.
Created: 20 January 2005 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 02 May 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 February 2019.