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Leptolyngbya fragilis (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Publication details
Leptolyngbya fragilis (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 391

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptolyngbya is Leptolyngbya boryana (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Phormidium fragile Gomont

Type information
Type locality: Scotland ("aquas subsalsas apud Ayr"); Germany (prope Kiel); Czech Republic (thermas Carolinensis Bohemiae); Italy (Euganean Springs); Morocco; Maine, USA (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Batters; Reinbold; Hansgirg; Meneghini; Schousboe; Collins; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phormidium fragile Gomont 1893
Lyngbya fragilis (Gomont) Compère 1974

Taxonomic notes
According to Whitton in John et al. (2002: 80), Leptolygbya fragilis (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988 is a synonym of Phormidium fragile Gomont 1892. - (10 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/terrestrial species.

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

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

Silva, S.M.F. & Pienaar, R.N. (2000). Some benthic marine cyanophyceae of Mauritius. Botanica Marina 43: 11-27, 86 figs.

Taton, A., Grubisic, S., Ertz, D., Hodgson, D.A., Piccardi, R., Biondi, N., Tredici, M.R., Mainini, M., Losi, D., Marinelli, F. & Wilmotte, A. (2006). Polyphasic study of Antarctic cyanobacterial strains. Journal of Phycology 42: 1257-1270.

Ulcay, S., Taskin, E., Kurt, O. & Öztürk, M. (2014). Marine benthic Cyanobacteria in Northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Turkish Journal of Botany 39: 173-188.

Whitton, B.A. (2002). Phylum Cyanophyta (Cyanobacteria). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 25-122. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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