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Lyngbya sancta (Gomont ex Gomont) Hansgirg

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Lyngbya

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Lyngbya sancta (Gomont ex Gomont) Hansgirg
Limestone cave, Derbyshire. UK. Collected by Martin Godfrey. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Sphaerococcus disciplinalis Bory

Oscillatoria sancta Kützing ex Gomont Limestone cave, Derbyshire. UK. Collected by Martin Godfrey
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Lyngbya sancta (Gomont ex Gomont) Hansgirg 1893: 117

Published in: Hansgirg, A. (1893 '1892'). Prodromus der Algenflora von Böhmen. Zweiter Theil welcher die blaugrünen Algae (Myxophyceen, Cyanophyceen), nebst Nachträgen zum ersten Theile und einer systmatischen Bearbeitung der in Böhmen verbreiten saprophytischen Bacterien und Euglenen enhält. Mit den opiz-preise Gekrönte Arbeit auf Kosten des Opizfondes. Archiv für die naturwissenschaftliche Landesdurchforschung von Böhmen 8(4): 1-268.
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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 Oscillatoria sancta Kützing ex Gomont

Basionym
Oscillatoria sancta Kützing ex Gomont

Type information
Type locality: near Rome, Italy (Drouet 1968: 270). Type: L (in Herbarium Kützing)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), holy.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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