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Lyngbya clarensis West

Publication details
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.
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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 Phormidium cliarense (West) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Eponomy
Named for Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

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

Taxonomic notes
Whitton (1912: 93) justifiably casts doubt on the identity of this entity. - (2 May 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland (West 1912: 43).

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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.

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