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Lyngbya shackletonii West & G.S.West

Publication details
Lyngbya shackletonii West & G.S.West 1911: 289

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 Porphyrosiphon shackletonii (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis & Komárek

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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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