Lyngbya floccosa (Vaucher) , nom. inval.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microspora floccosa (Vaucher) Thuret
Prolifera floccosa Vaucher
Type locality: near Genève, Switzerland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 722).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (24 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
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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 February 2019.