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Leptolyngbya tenuis (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Publication details
Leptolyngbya tenuis (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 393

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 tenue Gomont

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phormidium tenue Gomont 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena tenuis Meneghini 1837
Lyngbya comperei P.A.C.Senna 1983
Spirocoleus tenuis (Meneghini) P.C.Silva 1996

Usage notes
Saxitoxin-producing species (Mohamed & Al-Shehri, 2015). - (30 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

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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