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Lyngbya thornensis W.Bunting & J.W.G.Lund

Publication details
Lyngbya thornensis W.Bunting & J.W.G.Lund 1956: 1

Published in: Bunting, W. & Lund, J.W.G. (1956). A new blue-green alga epizoic on Daphnia pulex L. The Naturalist 1956(July-September): 1-3.

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 Heteroleibleinia thornensis (W.Bunting & J.W.G.Lund) Anagnostidis & Komárek

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: UK: England: Yorkshire: Clay Pits near Doncaster, on the antennae of Daphnia pulex (Bunting & Lund 1956: 88).

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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
Green, J. (1974). Parasites and epibionts of Cladocera. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 32: 417-515.

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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.

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