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Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon

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

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Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal over Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Collected near Roscoff (F), Dec 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Penzance, Cornwall. 03 Apr 2011. © David Fenwick.

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Epiphytic on Zostera marina, Grömitz, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea, 3m depth. 21 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; epiphytic plants on soft sand. 05 Jun 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Halimeda discoidea var. platyloba Børgesen

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Penzance, Cornwall
© David Fenwick

Publication details
Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon 1828: 394

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
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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 Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman

Basionym
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Europae marinis rupibus" [Europe] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 572).LINN?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 29 June 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 19 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2019.

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