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Lyngbya attenuata F.E.Fritsch

Publication details
Lyngbya attenuata F.E.Fritsch 1912: 28, pl. 2: figs 79-84

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. (1912). Freshwater algae. In: National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904 Natural History. Vol. VI. Zoology and Botany [Part 3]. (Anon. Eds), pp. 1-66. London: Printed by order of the Trustees of the Bitish Museum.
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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 Microcoleus attenuatus (Fritsch) Strunecky, Komárek & J.R.Johansen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica: McMurdo Strait (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Strunecky, O., Komárek, J., Johansen, J., Lukesová, A. & Elster, J. (2013). Molecular and morphological criteria for revision of the genus Microcoleus (Oscillatoriales, cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 49(6): 1167-1180, 4 figs.

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.

Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

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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