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Lyngbya floccosa (Vaucher) Hassall, nom. inval.

Publication details
Lyngbya floccosa (Vaucher) Hassall 1845: 223, nom. inval.

Published in: Hassall, A.H. (1845). A history of the British freshwater algae, including descriptions of the Desmideae and Diatomaceae. With upwards of one hundred plates, illustrating the various species. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, [i]-462, [ i , err.]. London, Edinburgh, Paris & Leipzig: S. Highley, H. Baillière; Sunderland & Knox; J.B. Baillière; T.O. Weigel.
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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 Microspora floccosa (Vaucher) Thuret

Basionym
Prolifera floccosa Vaucher

Type information
Type locality: near Genève, Switzerland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 722).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (24 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Created: 08 June 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 24 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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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 22 August 2019.

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