Lyngbya littoralis ( ) ex
Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Penzance, Cornwall
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.