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Lyngbya compressa Utermöhl

Publication details
Lyngbya compressa Utermöhl 1925: 285, fig. 29

Published in: Utermöhl, H. (1925). Limnologische Phytoplanktonstudien. Die Besiedelung ostholsteinischer Seen mit Schwebpflanzen: Mit 42 Textabbildungen und Kurventafel. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 5: 1-527.

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 Planktothrix compressa (Utermöhl) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Holstein, Germany (Utermöhl 1925: 285).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

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